Dorico 5 review: Moving the music forward

Dorico 5 is out with the inclusion of more SMuFL music fonts; speedier note input workflows; playback enhancements such as scrubbing, space and stage templates, pitch contour emphasis, MIDI trigger regions, and Groove Agent SE; an instrument editor; and a host of other worthwhile enhancements.

New and updated plug-ins, part 1

Savvy Sibelius users have been treated to a bounty of new and updated plug-ins in recent weeks. In this first post I’ll highlight plug-ins created by Kenneth Gaw. Later in the week I’ll focus on Bob Zawalich’s plug-ins. It’s worth saying here that Kenneth, Bob, and all the other independent developers who spends countless hours […]

Getting selective with filters

One of the axioms for efficient use of Sibelius is: “Copy, don’t re-input.” If you can copy and paste something rather than input it again, you’re going to save time. Sibelius provides many ways to copy and paste, including Alt+click, R to repeat something after itself, multicopy (to fill one or more staves with one […]