We present part 3 of our Dorico 1.2 review — a look at the new percussion features that arrived in December, along with refinements made in the latest 1.2.10 update.
Written By Alexander Plötz
Dorico 1.2.10 update brings program-wide improvements
Dorico 1.2.10 is available, bringing with it a variety of improvements in all areas of the program including engraving, playback, and workflow. This update, free to registered users, is likely the last update to Dorico 1.
Dorico 1.2 review, part 2: Fingering
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.
Dorico 1.2 review, part 1: Cues, new notation techniques, and other improvements
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.
Use Dorico’s tuplets-over-barline feature for proper mensural notation
In Dorico, tuplets can cross barlines easily. Learn how to apply this feature, with an easy tweak, to properly render certain Renaissance notations that have been difficult to achieve with other software.
Applying slash notation in Dorico via a Lua script
Scripting in Dorico is currently still in a nascent state. Even so, with this little bit of code, you can automate the creation of slash and rhythmic notation and learn more about how the program works in the process.
Dorico 1.1 is a major release; chord symbols, repeat endings among the many new features
Despite its modest version number, Dorico 1.1 qualifies as a major release, and we cover it accordingly. Read our comprehensive review of the new major features, such as chord symbols, piano pedaling, linked dynamics, repeat endings, note spacing, filters, and much more.
Dorico is here: A review
At long last, Steinberg has released Dorico, its new music notation and scoring software. Alexander Plötz takes a detailed look into the new software’s philosophy, its features, and its feature. Andrew Noah Cap and Philip Rothman contribute additional content to this thorough review.
Create an editable click track with audio cues using Sibelius and Max/MSP
Edit and notate a complex click track right in the Sibelius score and parts of a piece, and have the actual sound file for the click track created automatically.
Beam over rests with more control by using the keypad
This blog post is written by Alexander Plötz, a music engraver, editor, proof reader and more based in Dresden, Germany. Read on to learn more about using Sibelius’s third keypad layout to exert fine control over beams that continue over rests. This tutorial originated from a discussion over at the Sibelius help forum on how […]