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. A transcript of one of our most informative podcast episodes.
Scoring Express is a collection of professional templates for Sibelius based on the same templates used at NYC Music Services. Each Scoring Express package contains manuscript papers, house styles, music and text fonts, and plug-ins — all installed in one go.
Sibelius 2020.12 is available. The new feature in this release is the long-awaited ability to import Sibelius files directly into an existing Sibelius file or template. There are other improvements in the areas of plug-ins and fonts.
Noteflight, the web-based music notation software that allows musicians to create, share, teach, sell, and purchase music, continues to innovate with updates and new product offerings, so that professionals and educators can take their inspirations and collaborate, no matter the circumstances.
“Vote” is a public service announcement, visual art, and musical statement. It’s a special arrangement of “America the Beautiful” that is apparent to anyone who “reads” music.
Samara Ginsberg’s multi-part cello arrangements of TV and movie themes have created a sensation on social media. We learn more about Samara’s approach to arranging, using music notation software, and her experience playing from charts of all kinds.
Sibelius 2020.6 brings a more sophisticated method of importing MusicXML files directly into a pre-existing template. There are new options for changing the default colors, along with other updates in the areas of accessibility, ties, exporting, and more.
Sibelius has built-in tools for marking up your score, which can actually be quite useful in professional situations. In this post we’ll explore Sibelius’s commenting feature, how to use it, and how to make the most of it through plug-ins.
Jeremy Levy first fell in love with Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” as a high school student; now he’s premiering and recording his arrangements of the work for jazz band. Learn about his process and pick up some Finale tips along the way from this top orchestrator and arranger.
Dorico Pro 2.0, released today, is a major update to Steinberg’s music notation software, with new features across the board in many areas. Smart staff management, slash notation, bar repeats, a new handwritten music font, a new system track, support for large time signatures, automation in Play mode, video support, and much more round out an impressive release.