Dorico 5 is out with the inclusion of more SMuFL music fonts; speedier note input workflows; playback enhancements such as scrubbing, space and stage templates, pitch contour emphasis, MIDI trigger regions, and Groove Agent SE; an instrument editor; and a host of other worthwhile enhancements.
Road report: Copland’s Rodeo in Milwaukee
When Aaron Copland thought of the Far West, he probably didn’t have Wisconsin in mind, but Milwaukee was the perfect location to “road test” the new edition of Rodeo.
Dorico 4.1 review: a better Key Editor; improvements to lyrics, interface and more
Dorico 4.1 further refines the Key Editor, improves the user interface with more color options, overhauls the way lyrics are treated, prints selected flows in a layout, and adds new effects plug-ins and a library export function. Plus, a lifetime unlock option for Dorico for iPad.
The point of point sizes
If you use music notation software — or any software where you need to edit text — you will very quickly encounter the concept of point size. But have you ever stopped to consider what point size actually means?
Dorico 4 review: Do more with your score
Dorico 4 is available. This massive update brings features first seen on the iPad, like a Key Editor in Write mode and a revamped Play mode. From smart MIDI import to a library manager with granular house style control, to better score setup and more, this update touches every corner.
Replace line styles in Sibelius
A handy Sibelius plug-in, Replace Line Style, is the easiest way to quickly change the style of a line — such as replacing dashed crescendo hairpins with solid ones.
Lines and line style editors in Dorico
Dorico offers a wide selection of horizontal lines, vertical lines and end caps, and its predefined library is comprehensive. And with the power of Dorico’s line style editor, the possibilities to design your own custom line are virtually unlimited.
Dorico 3.5.10: Little things mean so much
Dorico 3.5.10, the first minor revision to Dorico 3.5, brings finesse and refinement to a wide range of the notation app’s functions in the form of feature enhancements and bug fixes.
Creating editorial marks with Dorico
A series of notation conventions has been established over the years to identify editorial content. For the creators of critical editions, we take a comprehensive look at Dorico’s formidable set of tools for making editorial marks.
NAMM 2020: Sibelius 2020.1 brings automatic staff spacing, tie improvements, and more
Sibelius 2020.1, released to coincide with the opening of the 2020 NAMM Show, introduces automatic staff spacing, dashed and dotted ties, ties into notes, new house styles, accessibility improvements, and more.