Sibelius’s Commands feature extends the program’s capabilities in many ways. If you’re willing to dig in a little more, there are some tools available for you to extend it even further by building powerful automations directly within Sibelius.
Have you ever read Elaine Gould’s Behind Bars and wished that you could ask her anything about music notation? You may have that chance at the ASMAC music preparation webinar on March 17, 2021.
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.
To make a SMuFL-compliant font for use in applications like Dorico, you might think you can just put the symbols in the right places, and the font makes itself. It turns out there’s a lot more to it than that — but it can be done.
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.
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?