You always want the right version of your music on the stands with the right players at the right time. Time to get organized with music notation files, and we’re here to help make it happen.
The profane and sacred ways we pay for music notation software.
On this second part of a two-part interview with top orchestrator and arranger Dave Metzger, we learn more about his work on “Frozen”, how to get from a MIDI mockup in a sequencer to a notated score, and get a tour of Dave’s tech.
Dave Metzger is one of Hollywood and Broadway’s most accomplished orchestrators and arrangers. On this first of a two-part interview, we discuss his career philosophy and approach to orchestration, and its fundamental relationship to music notation.
Whether you give it a fleeting glance or you’ve eagerly read every last word, documentation is a vital component of music notation software. Lillie Harris, Dorico’s documentation writer, discusses its significance and her personal approach to the task.
Justin Tokke introduces the Well-Tempered Consort from Carl Fischer Music, a fully flexible and customizable way of configuring Bach’s masterpiece, so that anyone can configure and download the music to suit a wide variety of instrumental combinations.
You might know Bob Zawalich’s work from using any of his hundreds of Sibelius plug-ins, or from his Scoring Notes blog posts, or even from hearing about him on this podcast. But do you know the man behind the code?
When you work with music notation software, sometimes the greatest challenge is knowing what a task is actually called and where to find it. We uncover those hidden and not-so-hidden treasures.
If you’ve ever needed to open a music notation file in a different program, you’ve relied on MusicXML to do it. Michael Good invented this now-ubiquitous established format two decades ago, and we find out how it happened.
Millions of people sing from church hymnals each week — and that means they’re reading music notation. Dan Kreider is an expert in achieving harmony by marrying sacred music with sublime technology.