Podcast

All NorFonts are on sale, up to 60% off

For a limited time, all NorFonts distributed through Notation Central are on sale at up to 60% off. This is the beautiful and growing catalog of music and text fonts by Nor Eddine Bahha, who has fully embraced SMuFL font design, giving Dorico and Finale v27 users more distinctive options.

Repeats redux in Finale

A complete video tutorial series on everything to do with repeats in Finale. From setting up basic repeat structures, to endings, bracket adjustments, text repeats like D.S. al Coda, complex scenarios, and more, it’s all here!

Lyrics and vocal music, part 2

Knowing the various rules and conventions that govern the setting of lyrics in vocal music is good, but if you use music notation software, there’s more to learn. In this second of a two-part episode, we discuss how to apply those principles in Finale, Dorico, and Sibelius.

News

Timely news and announcements about music notation software, related products, and the fields of music notation and music technology.

Reviews

Our expert take on the newest product releases, with in-depth coverage, pros and cons, pricing and availability information, and more.

Tips

Learn more about the software you use every day with these bits of advice designed to speed your workflow and improve the quality of what you produce.

Tutorials

Dive deep into the craft of music preparation with notation software and technology with these detail-packed lessons, often with accompanying videos.

People

Read about the interesting individuals in our field — from the developers to the creators — and what they have to say about where we’ve been and where we’re headed.

Opinion

Whether you agree or disagree, check out our point of view on developments and changes in the world of music notation software.

Meta

Items of interest about the blog and NYC Music Services, including year-in-reviews and other compilations of blog posts from time to time.

Podcast

A regular discussion with the interesting individuals who create music with notation software, as well as the talented people who create the tools themselves.