Musical notation in big musical notes

I need to make some lectures (classes), about music, and I need to show some simple scores (just melody scores, 5 lines staves) in PowerPoint. So, I need a notation program to make it, showing big musical notes to be easily seen by the audience. Does anyone know such a program?
Thanks a lot.
Mario./
 
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vertsyeuxCommented:
There are plenty programs that will print musical notation, I use Sibelius as it does everything I could ever ask of it, but it's not cheap. There's a freeware program one of the guys in my son's band uses called Forte:

http://www.forte-notation.eu/en/index.htm?gclid=CKaM85SQ6KACFUte4wodFib0Fw

..but I've never used it and can't comment - free might be worth a try.. Also, most DAW (digital audio workstation) software can print musical notation - you can either connect a MIDI keyboard and play the notes directly onto a track, or you can "draw" notes and edit them..

Good Luck with your project!!

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multisitesAuthor Commented:
Hi, vertsyeux, thanks for helping me. Yes, there's a lot of them, I myself have one very good, called Mozart, from www.mozart.co.uk, but my problem is that I need one, simple, no state-of-art, but that can display a simple 5 lines stave with big notes, so that I can make an image of it and show it in a PPT presentation. I don't need to play the song nor other special features, just want the image of the score to use in PPT. thanks.
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vertsyeuxCommented:
Ahhh, ok. If you have notation software already, why not do a screen capture from that displaying the stave & notes you need and crop the resulting BMP file to show only the parts required. You can then easily import the image into Powerpoint
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multisitesAuthor Commented:
I have done it, but the maximum size of the notes showed in the score is still too small to use in an image and in PowerPoint. If I increase de size of the image with Photoshop, for instance, there is distortion on image. Sometime I saw a musical score in screen with bigger notes, I think it was to teach music to children, but I forgot the software name.
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vertsyeuxCommented:
Two more possibilities..

1. Export/print your musical score from your existing software in a vector format, eg. postscript or Windows metafile.. Those should be infinitely scalable, but both support embedded bitmaps which would defeat the object of the exercise.

2. Use a program like CorelDraw, Inkscape or Illustrator to create your stave then add the objects - clef, notes, bars, rests etc. manually. I'm sure you can download vector clip-art of musical objects from the web, and those would *definitely* be scalable to whatever size you like..
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