Letterform Archive is hosting an online, free lecture titled “Music Engraving in the Digital Age” with Muse Group’s Simon Smith, exploring some of the history of music notation and engraving, the current state of play as well as the challenges facing the developers of notation software.
Our 2024 NAMM Show coverage continues as we talk with John Mlynczak on his first show as president and CEO of NAMM. We discuss his roots in the music notation field and its importance to the philosophy of the organization.
A journal of the “Lightning Sibelius” tour of Europe, and how this approach empowers users to streamline their workflow and achieve heightened efficiency.
Using Sibelius Effectively: A Guide to Sibelius Ultimate condenses years of experience and expertise using Sibelius into a thoughtful, practical 80-page ebook. Written in an easy-to-follow, engaging style, its focus is on helping you produce quality music notation.
Faber Music has published Behind Bars: General Conventions, the first section of Elaine Gould’s industry-standard music notation reference book, as a separate paperback edition.
MOLA presented a webinar called Pedals, Pitches, and Pixels: An Introduction to Harp Notation. This session was jam-packed with resources about writing for the harp and how to get results in the software, with information from top players, librarians, and music preparers.
The MOLA 2023 conference will see the debut of the Tech Fair, on Friday, June 2, 2023. The fair will be an opportunity for technology-focused presentations and exhibits, especially those relevant to performance librarians, publishers and musicians.
A review and chronology of a visit to the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. It is a thoroughly enjoyable experience for anyone, from the music neophyte to the most credentialed professional musician.
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.
How to prepare learning materials like quizzes or scale sheets using music notation software, whether you’re printing traditional worksheets or creating assignments for students to complete in the software directly.