Reflections on the one year anniversary of the departure of Sibelius’s Finsbury Park development team, with some thoughts and news about the future.
Page numbers in Sibelius can be a bit of a mystery if you need to change their defaults. This in-depth post will take you through how page numbers are created, controlled, and modified in Sibelius.
Today Apple released OS X Mavericks (10.9) as a free upgrade to any Mac user currently running 10.6.8 or higher. Sibelius users interested in upgrading to Mavericks should note the following information, posted a short while ago by Avid’s Sam Butler on the chat forum: As you may have heard, Apple have recently released the […]
This blog post is written by Neil Radisch, a freelance composer, arranger, orchestrator, and software developer. In addition to working for thirty years in the software industry, he has worked with the Philip Glass ensemble and wrote a musical that ran Off-Broadway. He is also the musical supervisor for the Mask and Wig Club of […]
Update — November 4, 2013: MakeMusic has released Finale 2014. The Cologne, Germany-based music retailer Music Store Professional recently published a catalog of products for sale. Buried on page 420 of the catalog were some details about the upcoming version of Finale 2014, which has not yet been released nor officially announced by MakeMusic. As […]
Engela Fullard of Note-So-Easy has announced a new venture that she is starting: online Sibelius training sessions. As she told me: I receive quite a number of inquiries from music teachers and hobbyists that want to learn or sharpen their Sibelius skills. Although workshops and individual training do work well, it’s not always practical. So […]
If you ever work with MIDI files that were created in a sequencer and you’ve opened them in Sibelius only to find lots of unwieldy decimals in your metronome marks, this plug-in will make them nice and tidy.
Often in published scores, we encounter text that extends beyond the barline. Here’s how to use the Erase background option to mask barlines in Sibelius.
Bruce Munson of Munson Music Services wrote in to let me know of several training sessions he’ll be running in October and November. Intermediate to Advanced Sibelius Saturday, October 12, 2013 9 am – 4 pm San Rafael, CA Offered through the Intel Computer Clubhouse (at the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center), this workshop is a continuation […]
A new music handwriting app called NotateMe has been released by Neuratron Ltd. Neuratron is the veritable maker of the AudioScore transcription software and PhotoScore music scanning software, and its lite versions of the software have come bundled with Sibelius’s recent versions. NotateMe is a brand new app designed to recognize a user’s handwritten manuscript […]