tonica fugata features

tonica fugata’s main features

  • Note entry via PC keyboard, Midi keyboard, mouse piano, mouse cursor
  • Automatic four-part composition (styles: J.S.Bach, Max Reger, jazz)
  • Learning new composition styles using the Style Trainer – create your own style!
  • Five types of composition variations (prelude function)
  • Four-voice and three-voice compositions
  • Real modulations (two key levels)
  • Full integration of Jazz harmonics
  • Midi import & export and CapXML import and export
  • Direct interface to capella: View your fugue / your composition in capella with one mouse-click
  • Real Time Entry and Step Entry of melodies via your Midi keyboard
  • Import and export functions for new composition stylesUndo and Redo; multiple steps possible
  • Unrestricted distances between staves and lines of music
  • Zoom function for monitor
  • Many options for variation: Variable interaction between voices
  • Forbidden consecutives are displayed in the notation – also hidden consecutives on request
  • PDF manual available
  • Supports the capella-tune technology: Playback with historic or your own tunings
Fugue composition
  • Fugue composition with numerous variations
  • Any fugue scheme - narrow ranges, reversions, augmentations etc.
  • Fugue construction kit to create or change fugue schemes
  • Dynamic connection between fugue construction kit and notation
Canon composition
  • Canon composition (three and four voices)
  • Canon composition: Entering voices as reversion, retrograde, canon cancrizans
  • Canon composition: Entering voices at each interval
Harmonies - composition
  • Choice of presentation either as Roman Numerals (IV-V-I), Chord Function Analysis (T-D) or Chord Theory (for jazz the Berkeley standard is recommended)
  • Automatic harmonizing
  • Analysis of harmonics, also in sections
  • Automatic cadence feature (with over 100 finished cadences by J.S. Bach and Max Reger)
  • Adding (partial) cadences, modulations; multiple options for the insert function
  • Comprehensive analysis information on the current cadence
  • All reversals, septchords and nonchords
  • Main and auxiliary functions
  • Intermediary dominants
  • Composition: Each one of the four voices can be the melody voice, therefore compositions for bass voices (ostinato) are possible.
  • Composition and variation: The vocal range can be restricted (for certain ensembles)
  • Dotted harmonization rhythm (important for harmonization in 6/8 time signature)