Sibelius 6.2 update now available

An update to Sibelius 6.2 is now available free of charge as a download for existing Sibelius 6 users. This is a maintenance release that includes a number of important fixes, and also a small handful of interesting improvements. Perhaps most significantly, Sibelius 6.2 is now a multi-lingual application, allowing you to choose whether you […]

You never forget the first time

With spring and a sense of renewal in the air, last week I had the pleasure of seeing Sibelius do something new for the first time. It’s a small pleasure, often repeated throughout the course of each development cycle, but you never forget the first time you see an idea you had brought to life in […]

Export graphics from Sibelius in seconds

Sibelius makes it super fast and easy to export graphics from your scores, so that you can add snippets of music notation to documents created in other applications like word processors and desktop publishing software. This is useful for e.g. adding music examples to essays, worksheets or tests. It’s as simple as one, two, three: […]

Get Sibelius training, double sharp!

My friend and former colleague Richard Payne has just launched his new web site, Double Sharp Training, to promote his Sibelius training service. If you’re based in the UK and want to arrange some training on Sibelius, Richard would be an excellent choice. Richard is also the man behind the Sibelius Essentials tutorial video application […]

Gil Goldstein on Bobby McFerrin, Chopin, and Sibelius

Pianist, accordionist, composer, conductor, arranger, and more besides: Gil Goldstein is a Renaissance musician, ready to turn his skills to any interesting project that comes his way, whether it’s cranking out arrangements for the annual Rainforest Fund Concert in Carnegie Hall, for bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding, or even adapting Chopin’s piano music for big […]

Moving objects more quickly

Here’s a quick tip that could speed up your use of Sibelius. The program provides a number of ways of moving objects in the score, including: Dragging them with the mouse Nudging them with the arrow keys Nudging them by changing the values of X and Y in the General panel of Properties. Naturally, you […]