Learn the key to key signatures in Finale — actually, several of them. Start with the basics and document options, then move on to keyless signatures, independent and mid-measure key signatures, and programming metatools for speed and power.
We nerd out about the latest updates to Dorico and Sibelius and have some fun along the way, with Dorico’s support for M1 Apple Silicon Macs, and Sibelius’s refreshed Command Search bar and new scripting features.
The Sibelius 2021.2 release continues the ongoing evolution of the Find in Ribbon function into an increasingly comprehensive launch bar, now called Command Search. This update also expands Sibelius’s scripting and plug-in capabilities.
Steinberg has released Dorico 3.5.12. Although the odometer has barely budged, this update is significant for its official support for the latest Macs with an M1 processor under the Rosetta 2 translation environment. 3.5.12 includes a few fixes for all users, as well.
When preparing music, you always make sure what goes on the page is pitch-perfect. How about what goes on the bill?
Join us for the Scoring Express Webinar, a free one-hour session where you’ll see what Scoring Express does, how to use it, and professional tips on making the most of it in your work.
Even if you’ve discovered the setting in Sibelius to display numbers on every bar in the parts, you’re left with positioning options ranging from bad to mediocre. Let’s fix this, once and for all.
Nicole Jordan, the principal librarian of the Philadelphia Orchestra, makes sure that the right piece of music is with the right person at the right time — and music notation software was crucial in helping her nail the biggest audition of her career.
Learn how to use Finale’s Clef Tool and harness all of its power, including mid-measure clef changes, positioning, spacing, customizable clefs, and more.
Stephen Taylor talks all about his adventure entering Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, along with other masterworks, into Dorico, as well as his journeys with Finale and Sibelius, and how copying scores into those programs can be an effective way of learning both the music and the technology.