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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
StaffPad, the music composition app that uses handwriting recognition as the means of music entry, has been released for iPad and completely rebuilt for Windows, with a bevy of new features, improvements, and add-ons compared to the previous version. In addition, there is a new free digital music stand app for performers, called StaffPad Reader, providing a synced performance experience across multiple tablets.
A tempo map is a MIDI track containing tempo information in beats per minute. Finale generates a tempo map when it parses a track, but its tempo handling won’t behave as you might expect if you’ve worked in a DAW or other notation software. Here are some common problems and solutions.
At NYC Music Services we’ve made a demo of Notation Express available for anyone to try. The demo includes just a small subset of the hundreds of functions in the paid version, so you can see how it all generally works and do a few useful things with it.
Steinberg product marketing manager Daniel Spreadbury has been in New York City this week promoting Dorico. We caught up with Daniel before his demo at Yamaha Artist Services. Listen to our engaging 40-minute conversation, in which we discuss his time in New York, the new features in Dorico 2, the development process, and much more.
Unlike the other elements of a Sibelius score — which can be transferred through exporting and importing house styles — there has never been a good way to transfer your mixer settings between scores… until now. The UltraMix plug-in does that, and lots more, besides.