How to Write Drum and Percussion Notation with FORTE

Discover how easy it is to create drum notation using FORTE in this short video.

This is for you whether you’re a drummer or including percussion in your arrangements – although writing this type of notation is similar to regular notation, there are few key things you need to know. 


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We based our drum notation on the most common notation convention used for drummers. This is also the form recommended in Norman Weinberg’s book “Guide to Standardized Drumset Notation.”

Writing drum notation in FORTE

Why choose FORTE notation software?

FORTE is designed to make writing sheet music fun and simple. Whatever your level of expertise, there’s a version to suit you. 

If you haven’t already done so, check out the free version or download a free 14-day trial… And discover FORTE for yourself today!

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