Steinberg has released Dorico 4.3.30. This update solves a problem whereby closing a project that used the HALion Sonic 7 instrument would cause the MediaBay server to shut down; several other fixes are included.
Written By Philip Rothman
RGP Lua is a powerful plug-in for Finale
Finale has long been at its most powerful when combined with third-party tools. If you have basic coding skills and have ever wished you could automate Finale yourself, check out RGP Lua, a free plug-in that uses Lua scripts to interact with Finale documents.
Vote for NYC Music Services in the FedEx Small Business Grant contest
Please show your support and head over to the NYC Music Services page at the FedEx Small Business Grant contest, and click the big orange button that says “Like This Entry”. Thank you!
Sibelius 2023.2 advances score subsets and dynamic guitar staves
Sibelius 2023.2 refines score subsets and dynamic guitar staves, allowing them to behave more independently for greater flexibility. Elsewhere, the ManuScript language can export audio in all bit depths and sample rates.
Graphical MIDI Tools 2.1 for Sibelius updated to add transport, more editing features
Graphical MIDI Tools for Sibelius is updated to version 2.1. This significant update adds a transport bar directly to the GMT interface. It also adds several new editing and navigation features.
John Mlynczak named president and CEO of NAMM
John Mlynczak has been appointed to lead NAMM as its next president and CEO. John has previously held executive positions with Hal Leonard and Noteflight, the web-based music notation and creation tool.
Dorico 4.3.20 update is available
Steinberg has released Dorico 4.3.20. This update focuses on bug fixes and a few small improvements to the Key Editor, MIDI import, and text enclosures. Dorico for iPad is also updated.
An easy upgrade: Using a portable display with a laptop
Real estate is valuable, and that’s true with digital real estate. Adding a second portable display is easier and cheaper than you might think, and is a good investment in your productivity when working with music notation, or any software.
Heads up: Page numbers and headers
In music scores and parts, page numbers and headers are some of the most underappreciated and overlooked elements of what appears on the page. When you stop to think about it, it’s no mystery why that’s the case.
The Musical Instrument Museum is a sound visit
A review and chronology of a visit to the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. It is a thoroughly enjoyable experience for anyone, from the music neophyte to the most credentialed professional musician.