Tone clusters are a shorthand notation for several adjacent notes played at once. In this comprehensive post, we’ll discuss many different ways to represent tone clusters in a notated score, and how to achieve those results in Sibelius.
At NYC Music Services we’ve made a demo of Notation Express available for anyone to try. The demo includes just a small subset of the hundreds of functions in the paid version, so you can see how it all generally works and do a few useful things with it.
Avid has announced price adjustments to all of its software products as of July 1, 2019. Perpetual and subscription licenses will continue to be offered. For existing users of Sibelius Ultimate, not much is changing, but you’ll want to be aware of the differences.
There are preferences and then there are the Preferences, with a capital P — settings in an application that can significantly shape your regular work. Whether or not Dorico is your preferred program, let’s find out what Preferences it offers.
Steinberg’s handwritten music font Petaluma was made into a derivation for Sibelius called Pori. What if you want to use the Pori chord symbol fonts in Finale? We’re providing a custom chord library that will load up nearly every chord symbol you might want to use, along with the steps to set it up in your Finale document.
A quick roundup of the annual conference of the Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association (MOLA) as it pertained to music notation software and related technology, hosted by the Atlanta Symphony from June 7-10, 2019.
The Norfolk and Pori angled slash chord (ASC) fonts for Sibelius have been updated so that they are as easy as possible to use while adding even more features for power users. The baseline of the ASC fonts will better align with non-slashed chords, Scandinavian and Nashville Number System support is also added, and there are a number of other new features for chords in legacy mode.
I’ll be attending and presenting at the 37th annual conference of the Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association (MOLA), hosted by the Atlanta Symphony from June 7-10, 2019, at the Loews Atlanta Hotel.