in Musition 4 Changes
Musition 4.5 is a major new release, featuring numerous new features and enhancements. The page you are on now provides the most details of the improvements and fixes that have been made, but we have a pdf below that highlights the major changes. You can download the latest version here.

Musition 4.5 Highlights

 

Topics

  • Detailed scoring implemented across all the following topics:
    Beaming
    Chords
    Clef Transposition
    Diatonic Chords
    Drum Sticking
    Drum Styles
    Instrument Transposition
    Jazz Chords
    Jazz Scales
    Key Signatures
    Meter Recognition
    Rhythm Tapping
    Scale Degrees
    Scales
  • Jazz Chord – 7(#11) stacked has fixed notes
  • New Cadences Topic – students have to visually identify the cadence from notation
  • Symbols – some images fixed (2506)
  • Cadences updated with revised voice leading and better notation

Courses and Lessons

  • Courses now use Detailed Scoring. This is an important change, and makes it possible to get small
    parts of questions wrong, but still progress in the course
  • Instrument Lessons – various new images

Syllabus

  • GCSE (United Kingdom) syllabus support is now included
  • FSMTA (Florida) syllabus support is now included
  • NSW syllabus support is now included
  • South Australia syllabus support is now included
  • VET syllabus support is now included

Sound

  • MIDI output volume now has a separate control (2382)
  • Default chord emphasis now much higher (2652)

Miscellaneous

  • Data now loaded locally wherever possible – much faster on network
  • Improved Test result screen for students after finishing a test
  • USA Rhythm Terminology – half note rests are now referred to as half rests (other note values as well) (1991)
  • Various notation improvements (2574, 2447, 2435)
  • No font installation – loaded as needed
  • Firebird port setting now used correctly
  • Many fixes and enhancements to on screen dialogs
  • Database temporary files now stored in system temporary folder (2647)
  • Mac – loads of visual improvements, and now using Cocoa

Administration

  • Cloud connectivity now supported
  • Control Centre implemented for Teacher and Administrator use
  • Test timeslots now have a timezone selection
  • Added support in user profile for First Name, Last Name, email address
  • New user access level – System Admnistrator
  • Passwords can now be hidden from Teachers and Administrators (2139)
  • Student import now supports new user information
  • A import preview is now shown after select your student import CSV file
  • Login and Logout now implemented (not in Cloud edition)
  • You can now force students to change their password on next login. This
    can be done anytime, or after a bulk CSV import (2185, 2265)

Reports

  • All reports revised – now with colour, new layouts
  • Reports now feature detailed scoring data
  • Test Marking data added to test reports
  • You can now choose ‘Highest Score’ when students have attempted tests multiple times
  • Test selection simplified – Custom tests separated from included tests
  • External ID added to reports and CSV where required
  • First and Last name now shown on reports