Unperformed music, whether notated or existing only in the composer’s imagination, is just an idea. That’s why Aaron Copland wanted his music to be heard. This is how today’s generation of music editors keep true to that guiding principle.
Master the humble Selection Tool in Finale and you will save precious seconds every time. Multiplied by a few hundred or a few thousand times each time you use it, and it adds up.
Dorico supports creating empty staves either at the end of a part layout — sometimes referred to as “Hollywood-style” parts — or simply in order to create custom manuscript paper.
Just in time for the holidays, we’ve found a few presents under the tree! Three new Sibelius plug-ins from Kenneth Gaw will surely make the season bright: Intelligent Ties, Multiple Text Entry, and Complete Copy and Paste.
A new plug-in from Tom Curran automates the laborious task of transferring the structure of a sketch score, such as a piano-vocal or MIDI export, onto a full orchestral template. Tom describes how orchestrators and copyists can make use of this new time-saver.
Sibelius makes it super fast and easy to export graphics from your scores, so that you can add snippets of music notation to documents created in other applications like word processors and desktop publishing software. This is useful for e.g. adding music examples to essays, worksheets or tests. It’s as simple as one, two, three: […]
Although Sibelius will always do its best to produce a good, legible full score and instrumental parts that you can feel confident about presenting to a group of players with a minimum of laborious editing by the user, there is no substitute for a real working knowledge of the issues you might face when presenting […]