Sibelius 2023.2 refines score subsets and dynamic guitar staves, allowing them to behave more independently for greater flexibility. Elsewhere, the ManuScript language can export audio in all bit depths and sample rates.
Graphical MIDI Tools 2.1 for Sibelius updated to add transport, more editing features
Graphical MIDI Tools for Sibelius is updated to version 2.1. This significant update adds a transport bar directly to the GMT interface. It also adds several new editing and navigation features.
Scoring the 11 o’clock number with Dorico and Emvoice One
Ian Blick shows how to score a song using Emvoice One and Dorico, how to add vibrato using a plug-in inside a DAW to give the sung line more expression, and also how to use the audio from a video file to synchronize with Dorico.
Scoring a 16th century ayre with Dorico and Emvoice One
Ian Blick illustrates how to make the Emvoice One voice synth emulate the voice of a trained singer, adding more realism to a score which has been produced in Dorico Pro.
StaffPad brings live recordings into your scores with Audio Update
The StaffPad “Audio Update” brings new features like audio staves, tempo mapping, adaptive audio to keep your audio in sync with your score tempo, royalty-free production sounds and loops, and studio-quality effects, along with more improvements.
Graphical MIDI Tools 2 is a major upgrade to the DAW-like plug-in for Sibelius
A major upgrade is out for Graphical MIDI Tools for Sibelius, which allows the user to manipulate MIDI information in the score in a graphical manner. It has been completely overhauled as an application that runs within Sibelius to provide a piano roll window.
Muse Group formed to support MuseScore, Ultimate Guitar; acquires Audacity
The company that owns MuseScore and Ultimate Guitar has announced its acquisition of Audacity, the popular free audio editing software. The company is now called Muse Group, and its portfolio also encompasses MuseClass and Tonebridge.
Better music experiences come to Zoom with high fidelity audio
A recent release of Zoom brings high fidelity audio to the popular videoconferencing platform. The new mode improves audio quality in ways that make the platform work much better for musicians by disabling Zoom’s aggressive dynamic compression.
Graphical MIDI Tools plug-in brings sequencer-like capabilities to Sibelius
Graphical MIDI Tools (GMT) is a Sibelius plug-in that ingeniously superimposes a sequencer-like frame on any given selection, and then gives the user the ability to draw in automations to manipulate the data. Moreover, there are additional windows to adjust velocity and note duration in piano roll-like fashion.
Share video and audio of music notation software via Zoom
If you’re one of the many using Zoom to share your creations with others or teach music remotely, here’s how to configure Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, and Musescore to allow your collaborators to not only view your score, but to hear it as well.