Watch a thorough tour of the new features in the forthcoming Dorico 1.1 update in action, including chord symbols, piano pedaling, repeat endings, filters, grouped dynamics, and much more.
Chord symbols, repeat endings, editable note spacing, piano pedaling, enharmonic spelling improvements, and many more significant updates will be part of the next Dorico update, slated for sometime before the end of June.
Clipboards, a new plug-in for Sibelius, lets you store the contents of selections into up to 30 numbered clipboards, and to paste from those clipboards into a score. The plug-in’s creator, Bob Zawalich, walks us through how to use it.
A brief diary of a trip to New Orleans to hear the first notes of a new edition of Aaron Copland’s Third Symphony.
A Sibelius plug-in can replace dangling ties with slurs, for use in scores where someone has mistakenly entered slurs as ties.
Learn about the differences between slurs and ties, and use a couple of convenient plug-ins to convert any ties incorrectly entered as slurs and to extend slurs through the end of tied notes.
Turbo-charge your comments in Sibelius and collaborate in ways you never thought were possible with this new free plug-in.
This blog post is written by Neil Radisch, a freelance composer, arranger, orchestrator, and software developer. In addition to working for thirty years in the software industry, he has worked with the Philip Glass ensemble and wrote a musical that ran Off-Broadway. He is also the musical supervisor for the Mask and Wig Club of […]
Two Sibelius plug-ins to make your life easier: Merge To Voice 1 to convert notes in all voices in a selection into voice 1, and Simplify Part Names, removing all but the first instrument name in the Part Name field in Score Info for each dynamic part.
While no substitute for a thorough review of your score and parts, here are a few plug-ins that can find and resolve some common errors particular to scores prepared in Sibelius. 1. The Find Irregular and Misfilled Bars plug-in by Bob Zawalich will locate instances where, for example, the time signature is 3/4 but there […]