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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
There’s no way to get around note entry. One way or another, you have to get the notes onto the staff. Thankfully, there are several features in Dorico that can make real-time MIDI entry a regular part of your workflow.
MuseScore 3.3 is now available. Redesigned palettes, accessibility enhancements, a new Roman numeral font, and updates to the plug-in framework are among the improvements in this update to the free, open-source music notation software.
MuseScore 3.2 has been released. Single note dynamics, more flexible automatic placement, percussion sticking, changing durations, and more improvements are featured in this latest update, along with design refinements and better performance.
There are preferences and then there are the Preferences, with a capital P — settings in an application that can significantly shape your regular work. Whether or not Dorico is your preferred program, let’s find out what Preferences it offers.
We’ve been “road testing” a new edition of the full ballet of Copland’s Billy the Kid with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra to make the music the very best it can be before it’s published.