Sibelius 2020.3 is out with true support for L.V. “laissez vibrer” ties for the first time as well as improvements in many areas such as house styles, accessibility, and automatic staff spacing.
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In Sibelius, typing the Command (Mac) or Ctrl (Windows) key in combination with another key often means “do this, but bigger.” Get to know the keyboard shortcuts where this applies.
Dorico’s separation of modes of working — Setup, Write, Engrave, Play, and Print — is unique among the various desktop music notation programs. But what if we open one window in Write mode and another in Engrave mode at the same time?
Stream Deck Mobile is now on Android. On iOS, Siri Shortcuts are now supported. Stream Deck powers Notation Express, putting powerful notation software features at your fingertips for Sibelius, Dorico, and Musescore.
Remembering Anton Coppola, conductor, composer, founding artistic director of Opera Tampa, and “maestro”, and the work of engraving the piano-vocal score to his crowning achievement, the opera “Sacco and Vanzetti”.
“Divisions of a beat are beamed together in all meters, in order to simplify reading beats,” says Elaine Gould. Here’s how to change the default beam grouping in Sibelius so that it matches your musical intentions.
MakeMusic has released Finale version 26.2.2. This maintenance release includes several notation improvements in advance of MakeMusic’s forthcoming musical content sharing mechanism, and some other fixes to MusicXML export/import and elsewhere.
Notion is updated. Notion iOS 2.5 supports document handling, MP3 and SMP Press export, template saving, and more, including handwriting, MusicXML and MIDI import enhancements. Notion 6.6 for Mac and Windows brings over some of these improvements and addresses compatibility issues.