Darcy James Argue returns to talk about his role in creating the fully revamped SMuFL-compliant jazz default file and document style in the Finale v27.2 update, and offers some tips for how users can make the most of it.
You may know all about writing music. But what about your rights and music? Attorney and music publisher Jim Kendrick expertly steers us through the intersection of creativity, copyright, and technology.
Printing scores and parts is a staple of the music preparation process. Here’s how to do it by the book so that everyone’s on the same page.
How a music printing project gets done flawlessly, from beginning to end, thanks to expert communication and attention to detail from the music preparer — and a few tricks on the printing side.
We wrap up 2021 with new year’s resolutions in the form of tips and recommendations: 22 items, for 2022, delivered to you in 22 minutes, all about music notation software and related tech.
We party on with our second installment on part preparation. Thoughtful consideration of cues, repeats, divisi, percussion — not to mention music notation software know-how — all contribute to the ideal performance document for the player.
The first of a two-part party with parts — the essential step in music preparation where you create individual performance materials for each player — what to do on the page, and how to do it in the software.
Apple’s Shortcuts, with its easy drag-and-drop interface, is the future of automation on all their platforms. Learn how to use it to automate actions in apps like Sibelius, Finale, and Dorico.
To celebrate Halloween, we’re looking at scary things we see in the music notation software and score preparation process, and see if we can sweeten the experience with some tricks and treats.
The second of a two-part episode in which we discuss the playback features of music notation software. We share the tips and tricks we’ve learned over the years, look at some software-specific tools, and provide a few examples so you can hear how it all sounds.