The Dorico 1.2 update, released earlier this month, brought with it an impressive set of new features and improvements. This is the second of multiple parts of our review of the update, covering the software’s new fingering capabilities.
In Dorico 1.2, you can notate a piece with any time signature displaying as any other time signature. In this tutorial by Florian Kretlow, we’ll illustrate a useful trick that shows how to do just that, by using a piece from the core repertoire as our real-world example.
Dorico 1.2, released today, takes another huge leap with major new features: cues, percussion notation, and fingering headline the release, with a large number of other improvements included. Our review spans multiple parts; this first one focuses on the groundbreaking implementation of cues, as well as new notation techniques and other improvements.
In this video tutorial, David MacDonald demonstrates his current workflow for creating graphic elements using the basic drawing tools in Adobe Illustrator and placing them in his scores in Sibelius.
Avid today released the Sibelius 8.7.2 maintenance update, improving a long-standing issue involving instrument changes, key signatures and multirests, among other fixes.
Here’s an ingenious way to tame the comma beast: Consistent placement of breath marks in Sibelius by creating them as lines instead of symbols. Intrigued? Here’s how to do it.
In this post, conductor and composer Claude Lapalme shows you how he composed a meter-less segment of a movement of a chamber orchestra work in Dorico, using its sophisticated note entry and engraving tools.
Ever find positioning commas (breath marks) tricky in Finale? Here’s a way to set it up so that they’re perfectly placed in the score and parts, every time.
In Dorico, tuplets can cross barlines easily. Learn how to apply this feature, with an easy tweak, to properly render certain Renaissance notations that have been difficult to achieve with other software.
An interview with composer, new music notation specialist and arts administrator jef chippewa about his neueweise fonts for Finale and Sibelius and his work, philosophy, and approach to music notation.