Article 1 - This contest is
opened to any user of Melody or Harmony, registered or not, without
Article 2 - It applies to
any music piece sent to firstname.lastname@example.org from the closing
date of the previous contest.
Article 3 - Provided sample
pieces, prize-winning or not, will be published on the Myriad
Website as well as on the Myriad CD-ROM.
Article 4 - Provided pieces
have to be original, free of right, signed by their author; the
piece category, Title and Composer fields must also be set.
Article 5 - The only
accepted file formats are MUS, MYR or MU3 (standard/packed formats
for Melody or Harmony Assistant).
Article 6 - Piece length or
style is not limited. Using digital effects, user sounds and
Virtual Singer is allowed.
Article 7 - Reference sound
base for listening the pieces is the extended soundbase (GMSEBASE)
or GOLD base if the music piece was created with it.
Article 8 - In a same
session, a same author can submit only one piece. The size of the
piece cannot exceed 500 KB. If more than one piece is submitted,
only the last one will be considered.
Article 9 - File name for
each piece must not exceed 20 characters, and must only include
letters, digits and space (accented characters, punctuation mark
and characters like #, @, %, parenthesis ... must be avoided)
Article 10 - Myriad can
eliminate any piece too close from an existing one.
Article 11 - Myriad can
reject any piece whose lyrics can be discriminatory, insulting,
promotional or infringing the current international laws.
Article 12 - Panel of
judges will be composed of selected users, as well as winners of
Article 13 - 1st prize
winner will be included in the panel of judges from the next
contest and therefore won't be able to participate more than
Article 14 - A private link
will be provided to judges, in order to let them download the whole
pieces of a contest session in a single packed file.
Article 15 - Each judge
will have to give a note to the music pieces according to three
- On 20 points, the musical expression
- On 10 points, the score appearance
- On 10 points, the care taken to the instrumentation and
the miscellaneous sound settings.
Article 16 - The global
note of each piece will be the sum of all the partial notes of each
member of the jury. The author of the piece that gets the
greatest number of points will be declared as prize-winner.
This piece will be selected to appear on the result page.
Article 17 - Only one prize
will be delivered to a same family (same name or same postal
Article 18 - Musics will be
published at the contest end.
Article 19 - In case of
equality, the shorter file (packed version) will be chosen.
Article 20 - Prizes,
closing date and ranking will be displayed on the Myriad Web
Article 21 - Myriad can
cancel a session if there are not enough music pieces.
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