Beginning in the 3.5 update, Dorico officially added support for note input using pitch-before-duration, fulfilling a request of many users coming from other notation software accustomed to this entry method.
There’s no way to get around note entry. One way or another, you have to get the notes onto the staff. Thankfully, there are several features in Dorico that can make real-time MIDI entry a regular part of your workflow.
It’s common to have a conductor’s score with winds and brass on shared staves, and individual parts for players. Although Dorico does not yet offer an automatic solution to creating both, it is relatively easy to achieve satisfactory results using its powerful layout features.
Dorico makes it quite easy to preface a score with reference pitches, such as timpani tunings or handbells. In this post we’ll walk through the process of creating reference pitches using flows and frame chains.
In this second of two posts in a series, we explore working with master pages in Dorico: adding custom master pages, inserting master page changes, and creating additional master page sets.
One of Dorico’s most helpful features for score layout is the introduction of master pages. In this first post in a series, we explain the basics of how master pages work and how to edit them.
A review of Stream Deck, a customizable control surface with 15 keys that connects to your computer. If you have dozens of key commands in Dorico, Sibelius, Finale, or other programs, Stream Deck can operate all of those commands with style.