A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS Big Sur (macOS 11) and M1-powered Macs: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system and hardware.
When it comes to learning how to use music notation software, there’s no substitute for customized, individual tutorial sessions. That’s why we’re excited to offer instructional training for Sibelius, Finale, and Dorico through Notation Central.
Numbers with Rings is a sophisticated font that can bring the beauty of many enclosure styles to your scores. Learn how to use it by setting up your document to work with it.
MakeMusic has released Finale version 26.3. In addition to a fully-translated Spanish version, this release brings support for Dark Mode on Mac, better performance while editing and scrolling, MusicXML improvements, and a handful of bug fixes.
A clever font makes it easy to enter harp pedal settings in a musical way, in any notation program, without needing to remember the order of the pedals.
It sounds so simple, right? Two quarter notes in the space of three eighth notes. Except… there’s a bit more to it in Sibelius and Dorico.
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.
When it comes to making your score look exactly the way you want, the right fonts can make all the difference. At Notation Central, you’ll find music and text fonts from a variety of foundries that are up to the task.
Introducing Scoring Notes Snacks, where we take music notation software topics and make them into bite-size portions for you to enjoy. Our first snack is a video about articulation metatools in Finale.
If you’re one of the many using Zoom to share your creations with others or teach music remotely, here’s how to configure Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, and Musescore to allow your collaborators to not only view your score, but to hear it as well.