Our 2024 NAMM Show coverage continues with Jason Wick, MakeMusic’s director of product development, about the company’s business, its product offerings, and philosophies.
NotePerformer 4.4 expands the capabilities of several existing playback engines and adds a brand new free playback engine to support Steinberg’s recently released Iconica Sketch.
Upon relearning the instruments played by “feeling” in the past, a quest to find a suitable workflow for notating drum patterns using the available applications.
Finale version 27.4 provides official support macOS Sonoma, adds some small but helpful improvements, and fixes some longtime bugs, such as the “true black” printing issue.
All the Black Friday deals in the world of music notation software and related technology, so you can make the most of your holiday spending budget, and still have plenty of time to take advantage of some serious savings.
NotePerformer, the popular playback solution for Dorico, Finale, and Sibelius, is updated to version 4.2. The update includes revisions to NotePerformer Playback Engines (NPPE), with support for four new sample libraries.
A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS Sonoma (macOS 14) and Apple Silicon-powered Macs: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system and hardware.
Darcy James Argue shares basics of well-prepared lead sheets, scores, and parts from a jazz/big band perspective — so that you can communicate musical intent in the most clear, familiar, and unambiguous manner.
Finale’s possibilities are truly astronomical, and its settings can seem like a black hole. Jason Loffredo boldly navigates the Finale frontier of space — music space, that is — with a down-to-Earth explanation of its constellation of features to help you reach for the stars.
Finale has a dedicated tool for resizing the noteheads, notes, staves, systems, or pages of your score. We’ll show you all the ways to use it, plus other ways to scale the size of items like accidentals, mid-measure clefs, grace notes, lyrics, and chord symbols.