Avid has released Sibelius 2019.7, its latest update to Sibelius. 2019.7 contains no new major features, but there are some MusicXML improvements and fixes in the areas of stability, fonts, PDF export, and playback.
A review of Guitar Pro 7.5, a software program that has both DAW and music notation features and is solely dedicated to fretted instruments such as a guitar, bass, or ukulele.
MuseScore has released the 2.2.1 update to its desktop notation software, introducing a new default soundfont and other playback improvements, a handful of other new features, and hundreds of bug fixes and user interface enhancements. This is the first release of MuseScore since the company was acquired by Ultimate Guitar.
Ultimate Guitar, the online community of millions of guitarists that creates and shares guitar tablatures, announced today that it has acquired MuseScore, the company that produces the free, open source desktop software of the same name, as well as a commercial sheet music sharing service.
A few thoughts on school and music teachers at the start of the academic year.
The latest edition of Acoustic Guitar magazine features an interview with fingerstyle guitarist Peppino d’Agostino about his approach to composing and the use of percussive techniques on the guitar. He uses Sibelius to transpose his works into new keys and to determine the best fingering for each piece: How did you use the computer? D’AGOSTINO: […]
I recently had the pleasure of talking to guitarist and arranger Pete Huttlinger about his use of Sibelius. Pete is a storied instrumentalist who has played and toured with many of the greats, including John Denver. In addition to being an instrumentalist in high demand, Pete is also a prolific author of songbooks for which […]
Plug-in guru Bob Zawalich has outdone himself with his latest plug-in, Add Fingering to Notes. This rather ingenious plug-in allows you to add fingering to your guitar or keyboard music in record time, with no need for manual repositioning of the resulting fingering numbers or text. The video above (no need to adjust your speakers: […]