A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS Sonoma (macOS 14) and Apple Silicon-powered Macs: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system and hardware.
The Lelandia music fonts for Sibelius have been updated. This is a minor update, with a few fixes for clefs and dynamic text.
The X (formerly Twitter) accounts of NYC Music Services, which include Scoring Notes, NYC Music Services, and Notation Central, will no longer be actively used or monitored, effective immediately.
Sibelius 2023.8 adds an option for repeating the most recently executed command via the Redo function, improves the automatically generated chord symbol completion feature, and resolves a number of outstanding items.
Avid has announced that it will be acquired by the private equity firm Symphony Technology Group (STG) in a $1.4 billion deal.
Using Sibelius Effectively: A Guide to Sibelius Ultimate condenses years of experience and expertise using Sibelius into a thoughtful, practical 80-page ebook. Written in an easy-to-follow, engaging style, its focus is on helping you produce quality music notation.
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Elgato has released Stream Deck Mobile 2.0, a major update to its mobile platform that supports iPads natively, including the full 32-button layout for Stream Deck XL profiles like Notation Express XL for Sibelius and Dorico.
Sibelius 2023.6 introduces automatic chord symbol completion based on built-in AI technology and trained on several data sets of classical music. As you enter chord symbols, Sibelius will suggest the most likely chord based on the surrounding music.
Faber Music has published Behind Bars: General Conventions, the first section of Elaine Gould’s industry-standard music notation reference book, as a separate paperback edition.