Products and Services
BTL Music Notes offers a variety of musical notation, arranging, and educational services. All documents are sent as PDFs. Other formats are available upon request. We specialize in guitar and mandolin transcriptions but offer services for all instruments.
- Basic Transcription: Includes standard notation, tablature (for picked string instruments), chords, section and timing markings. See below for an example.
Lead Sheet: Includes notated melody, lyrics (if existent), and chords. See below for an example.
Chord Chart: Includes chords, rhythm slashes, rhythmic hits, section markings. See below for an example.
Arrangements: A customizable arrangement can be written for ensembles or solo instruments. Details can be specified. An audio and/or video recording along with transcription comes with this service.
- Example: Mandolin solo written for Friend of the Devil by The Grateful Dead, including cross picking in the high register.
- Example: String quartet arrangement of Because by the Beatles
- Standard notation and/or tablature
- Dictated picking
- Isolated and/or slowed down recording
- Video lesson
- Different instrumentation (i.e. saxophone to mandolin)
- Solo or ensemble scores
- Portrait or landscape layout