Andrew Noah Cap gives a thorough review of Dorico’s playback capabilities and the wide variety of needs it attempts to address — from engravers preferring simple playback, to those wanting adequate sound rendering without thinking too much about settings and post-editing, to those that expect playback and editing functionality that is comparable to MIDI editing within a DAW.
Arranger Jon Burr takes us through some of the technical details that are helpful to know about as you’re installing and working with Garritan libraries and Finale, in order to get everything working together correctly.
Notion’s latest update is out — version 6.2 brings tighter integration between the scoring program Notion and its DAW counterpart in the PreSonus family, Studio One. A handful of notation improvements are included along with other fixes.
Composer, orchestrator, and copyist Tristan Noon’s new e-book, From DAW to Score, is now available. We have an exclusive excerpt from the book on our blog — and a special discount code as well.
Daniel Spreadbury recently visited New York to give music publishers and engravers a preview of Steinberg’s new scoring application.
An extensive interview with Daniel Spreadbury about Steinberg’s scoring program, technology, music engraving, the state of the field, and more.
Edit and notate a complex click track right in the Sibelius score and parts of a piece, and have the actual sound file for the click track created automatically.
If you ever work with MIDI files that were created in a sequencer and you’ve opened them in Sibelius only to find lots of unwieldy decimals in your metronome marks, this plug-in will make them nice and tidy.
I recently had the pleasure of serving again on the faculty of the NYU/ASCAP Foundation Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker. The 2013 workshop, which concluded last week, offers participants from around the world an intense 10-day period in which they attend clinics, participate in seminars, and work with a great faculty of […]
A couple of months ago, I was contacted by Helen Vallaud of Audio Impressions, who are the developers of DVZ (say it out loud, and if you’re British, pronounce the Z as “zee”), a sample library with unique divisi string capabilities, about a new tool they had been working on called Notation Switchblade.