Introduced by Steinberg last week, the new Bravura music font is the first to conform to the proposed Standard Music Font Layout, or SMuFL, which is under active development. Rather than using a mnemonic approach to character mapping like most current music fonts (such as Sibelius’s fonts), Bravura aims to take advantage of the benefits of […]
If you love music and music notation software (whether it be Sibelius or otherwise), it doesn’t get much better than this 75-minute interview from SoundNotion with Daniel Spreadbury, posted over the holiday weekend here in the U.S. No, it’s not Mike Wallace interviewing rogue world leaders — it’s five guys talking about the history, […]
Can’t we all just get along? Focusing less on knocking out the competition and more on creating top-quality products should be the goal of the makers of music notation software
Earlier this week I featured five new or newly updated plug-ins by developer Kenneth Gaw. Today I’m happy to feature three new plug-ins by Bob Zawalich, who, along with his fellow developers, has saved untold Sibelius users countless hours, freeing us to do far more important things. All of these plug-ins may be downloaded directly […]
Engela Fullard of Note-So-Easy is offering a unique targeted workshop intended for music instructors. She told me recently that “when I ask music teachers what they would really like to be able to do in Sibelius, I usually get 2 answers: 1) ‘I want to be able to scan in a piece of music so […]
Savvy Sibelius users have been treated to a bounty of new and updated plug-ins in recent weeks. In this first post I’ll highlight plug-ins created by Kenneth Gaw. Later in the week I’ll focus on Bob Zawalich’s plug-ins. It’s worth saying here that Kenneth, Bob, and all the other independent developers who spends countless hours […]
An extremely detailed and thorough checklist of steps, that, when followed correctly, can have you humming along with Vienna Ensemble Pro running directly in Sibelius.
Bob Zawalich just keeps coming up with ways to make our lives a little less tedious, at least when working in Sibelius. He’s recently created two new plug-ins that may save you time on common tasks while working in some scores. The first of these plug-ins, Retract Line Ends, pulls back the right end of […]