Bandora, our virtual music arranger and composer, was first released alongside the FORTE 10 edition. With this came exciting opportunities to create musical arrangements automatically in just three clicks. You can create entire songs from simple melodies and chords. Bandora provides access to more than 550 styles including:
- and many more
Choose from 20 genres. Add your own intros, fill-ins, and endings to create your own song. Save your song as a MIDI file. And it works both with a tune and without. So, you can have Bandora accompany your songs. Or, if you want to practice or improvise: Give Bandora some chords and have it quickly create professional-sounding backing tracks.
Afterward, simply open up your arrangements in FORTE to see the scores. And once in FORTE, you can either continue editing the music or print the different parts for your band.
Check out this video for examples of musical arrangements created using Bandora:
Please note, Bandora Arranger is included in FORTE Premium and Home editions. It is also available for purchase separately from bandora.com
In total, there are three Bandora versions available: Arranger, Creator and Producer. For an overview of the different features, have a look here.
We’d love to know what you think about Bandora –– have you used it yet to create musical arrangements? How did you get on with it?
We look forward to reading your feedback and any questions you have in the comments below.