Avid today announced Sibelius | Cloud Sharing as the primary new feature in Sibelius 8.7. Still in development, Sibelius 8.7 users will be able to publish Sibelius scores online in a format that can be displayed in any browser on a modern device.
Two new utilities for music printing are now available: PDF-MusicBinder and PDF-BatchStitch, which take the tedium of setting up PDF files for accordion-style and booklet printing and turn it into a one-click process. Updates to other PDF utilities are also available.
An interview with composer, new music notation specialist and arts administrator jef chippewa about his neueweise fonts for Finale and Sibelius and his work, philosophy, and approach to music notation.
Dorico 1.1.10 is the first update since Dorico 1.1 introduced chord symbols, pedal lines, and repeat endings. The update introduces improvements in all of those areas and more, along with other fixes.
We already showed you how to do it in Finale; now, here’s a clever and useful way in Sibelius to have the part name, title, and composer consistently appear the same — and in the same place — on your title page and the first page of your part.
Here’s a clever and useful way in Finale to have the part name, title, and composer consistently appear the same — and in the same place — on your title page and the first page of your part.
Sibelius center-aligns chord symbols by default. If you prefer that they be left-aligned instead, you’ll need to change a few settings. Here’s how to do it.
I often receive inquiries wondering if 9” x 12” paper was acceptable for orchestral use, or if 10” x 13” is necessary. Here are my thoughts based on experience preparing music for hundreds of orchestral projects.
Once and for all, correct Sibelius’s incorrect default behavior of placing a brace on the glockenspiel and vibraphone staves.
StaffPad has been updated, adding several modest features along with bug fixes. The update, officially v. 188.8.131.52, adds support for cautionary accidentals, more printing options and a bar number staff, and hints at things coming later.