From industry news, to tips and tutorials, to opinions and reviews in the field of music notation software and related technology, we’re taking stock of 2017 at Scoring Notes.
We can rightly call Bob Zawalich “the dean of Sibelius plug-ins.” His contributions to the Sibelius community are invaluable, and he’s written a year in review for 2017 to take stock of the updates and new plug-ins available for use.
The Dorico 1.2 update, released earlier this month, brought with it an impressive set of new features and improvements. This is the second of multiple parts of our review of the update, covering the software’s new fingering capabilities.
If you act fast, you can outrun Santa’s sleigh and grab holiday deals available from Steinberg, Dorico, and Newzik, making spirits brighter across the world of music notation software.
The W3 Music Notation Community Group has released MusicXML 3.1, the latest iteration of the music interchange format which enables files created by applications that support the format to open and save files that are used by other applications.
Did you know that you can quickly solo staves for playback in Sibelius by making a passage selection and pressing P to play them?
In Dorico 1.2, you can notate a piece with any time signature displaying as any other time signature. In this tutorial by Florian Kretlow, we’ll illustrate a useful trick that shows how to do just that, by using a piece from the core repertoire as our real-world example.
This is the second in a series of interviews with Elaine Gould, senior new music editor at Faber Music and author of the music notation treatise Behind Bars, in partnership with Music Engraving Tips. In this interview, Elaine talks about the ideas behind her writing the book.
Dorico 1.2, released today, takes another huge leap with major new features: cues, percussion notation, and fingering headline the release, with a large number of other improvements included. Our review spans multiple parts; this first one focuses on the groundbreaking implementation of cues, as well as new notation techniques and other improvements.