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5 days ago Tom McFall

Well in short what you probably need is a DAW or music notation program. There's a lot of options but most types of programs that fall into those two categories will do what you need at a minimum.
If you're on a mac the cheapest thing you can use is Garage band which costs.......£0. It should notate a piano part and you can certainly add effects such as reverb.
On a pc there's no free DAW that springs to mind but you could try cubase out for free for a month by downloading the demo.
These are just a couple of options, ultimately if you wanted to go deeper probably something like logic is the best choice on a mac and cubase on a pc as these are what most professionals use for composing with score notating facilities.
But start cheap with a budget program and see how you get on, there's certainly no need to run out and spend hundreds of pounds on software until you get a feel for what you actually want from that software.

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Tom McFall is an engineer, producer, and songwriter who is working with globally successful artists like REM, Snow Patrol, Bloc Party and Biffy Clyro. He is also a music production tutor at British & Irish Modern Music Institute. Discover Tom’s work on his website: https://www.tommcfall.com/

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