Our 2020 NAMM Show coverage continues with an interview with Noteflight’s John Mlynczak. We discuss Noteflight’s embedded music creation tool, improved MusicXML recognition, Hal Leonard’s ArrangeMe platform, and the new Lifetime purchase plan for Noteflight Premium.
Our NAMM 2020 coverage continues with an interview with Steinberg’s product marketing manager Daniel Spreadbury, in which we talk about the Dorico 3.1 update, its new features and improvements, and the release of Dorico SE, a free version of Dorico.
Sibelius has built-in tools for marking up your score, which can actually be quite useful in professional situations. In this post we’ll explore Sibelius’s commenting feature, how to use it, and how to make the most of it through plug-ins.
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.
At the 2019 NAMM Show, we visit with PreSonus’s Jim Boitnott and Chris Swaffer, and talk about the latest Notion developments, including Notion 6.5 — the seventh free maintenance update for Notion 6 — which was released earlier this month on January 15, 2019.
At the 2019 NAMM Show, we visit with Noteflight’s John Mlynczak, and discuss the web-based music notation software that allows musicians to create, share, teach, sell, and purchase music.
The release of the iPad Pro 2018 edition presents some truly astonishing hardware that has the potential to replace a lot of what composers, performers, educators, and librarians are doing with notated music. Just don’t throw out your laptops yet.
Today Avid released Sibelius 2018.6, the latest version of its notation software. While the 2018.6 release is mostly geared toward unifying the different Sibelius tiers into one installer and the availability of the free tier for the first time, a few improvements made their way into this release in the areas of note spacing, grace notes, multi-text entry, tied notes, and more.
We prepare all of the orchestral music for Carnegie Hall’s Link Up educational program, for students in grades 3 through 5. It’s deeply satisfying taking a masterwork by a great composer like Stravinsky and revisiting it by setting the notes anew. It wasn’t just the grade school students who were educated during this process!
Our NAMM 2018 coverage continues with Steve Morell, founder & CEO of NiceChart, the new online service that specializes in producing customizable sheet music on demand.