A brief conversation with Mark Fabulich, an assistant librarian at the Boston Symphony Orchestra and chair of MOLA’s Technology Committee, about staying on top of digital developments. From the 2022 MOLA Conference.
The Score System Divider plug-in, included with Finale, inserts or removes system separation marks between staff systems on the same page. Here’s how it works, along with a little history of this useful creation.
A review of Odla, a hardware controller for MuseScore and Dorico, that aims for “music you can touch” by directly modeling the five-line staff itself.
A brief but illuminating conversation with Jane Cross, a music archivist at the Library of Congress, about the importance of digital preservation, managing music files, and keeping it all safe. From the 2022 MOLA Conference.
The Dorico 4.2 update makes it easier to edit the music on drum sets and other percussion kits directly in the Key Editor. Among other improvements, Dorico 4.2 also improves the way the Key Editor works in linked mode.
From the 2022 MOLA conference, a live Scoring Notes podcast episode recapping the advancements in music notation software and related tech over the past year, along with audience Q&A.
The next update to Finale, v.27.3, will for the first time include a set of powerful plug-ins from developer Jari Williamsson, without requiring you to separately download and install them.
Summer is here! Time for us to take a short break, and time for you to explore Scoring Notes.
Measure numbers in Finale are a bit complex, incredibly flexible, and maybe a little over-engineered. But with this video tutorial series, you don’t need to choose between the red or blue pill when it comes to working with measure numbers; you can have it all.
What happens when you combine custom fonts, fine-tuned engraving settings, and decades of collective music preparation expertise? The Scoring Express templates for Sibelius, Dorico, and Finale.