MusicDevelopments Intros RapidComposer

A Music Prototyping Application      06/04/10

MusicDevelopments Intros RapidComposer

Buying Choices

MusicDevelopments has introduced RapidComposer, described as "non-destructive, parametric phrase-based music composition software."

RapidComposer offers tools designed to make the composition process more productive:

  • EXTENSIVE DATABASES of scales, chords, chord progressions, phrases, instruments, song templates
  • INTUITIVE EDITOR with incredible editing capabilities where you can edit the structure, chords, phrases and all other aspects of the composition in a non-destructive way. All phrases and notes automatically conform to the current chord and scale.
  • TOOLS for generating phrases, creating sophisticated motifs using the dozens of built-in phrase variations, assigning chord progressions, manually editing phrases and chord progressions, filling lines/verses with phrases and variations, even generating a multi-track composition based on your rules!
  • VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS - you can use your existing VSTi plugins and soundfont (.sf2) files


  • Extensive scale, chord, guitar chord and chord progression databases
  • Taggable instrument database of all MIDI, VSTi and SF2 presets in one place
  • Phrase database to store reusable phrases
  • Variations to apply to phrases
  • Non-destructive editing
  • Master track with chords
  • Movable, resizable and transposable smart phrases
  • 2 phrase transposing modes
  • 4 phrase resizing modes
  • Phrase generators
  • Rhythm generators
  • Idea Tool
  • Sophisticated tools to add phrases, variations, change structure and more
  • 2D view of the composition with structure editor
  • History with unlimited undo and different versions of the same composition

Pricing and Availability

RapidComposer is available now for US $395 (Introductory price).


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