Sibelius 2022.9 adds an additional way of labeling staff names that effectively allows groups of instruments and individual staves to be named separately, a long-requested feature.
When creating parts from a grouped instrument, Sibelius will only create one part with all of the staves, instead of individual parts for each staff. Here’s how to create separate parts from an instrument with more than one staff.
Need to make a clarinet part in a different transposition that the original part? Or a treble clef baritone part linked to the bass clef euphonium part? Here are the step-by-step instructions to set it all up in Sibelius.
The importance of the Staff Tool in Finale cannot be underestimated. This very large series of videos will be well worth your time, because a deep understanding of how staves work is a critical part of “conquering Finale.”
Here’s a video tutorial, with a complete transcript, from Thomas Goss of Orchestration Online on the subject of correctly labeling instrument names and numbers in your score, and its importance to the orchestra staff and librarian.
The StaffPad “Audio Update” brings new features like audio staves, tempo mapping, adaptive audio to keep your audio in sync with your score tempo, royalty-free production sounds and loops, and studio-quality effects, along with more improvements.
Sibelius Ultimate comes with wide range of instruments for playback, but did you know that you can mix Sibelius 7 sounds and third party sounds in the same score? Here’s how — plus, a coupon code for more tutorial videos.
The Score Manager is command central for your Finale document. Get to know every control on the dashboard, from file info to managing and changing instruments, setting transpositions, setting sound libraries, tablature, and more.
StaffPad, the music composition app that uses handwriting recognition as the means of music entry, has been released for iPad and completely rebuilt for Windows, with a bevy of new features, improvements, and add-ons compared to the previous version. In addition, there is a new free digital music stand app for performers, called StaffPad Reader, providing a synced performance experience across multiple tablets.
The Edit Instrument Names plug-in for Sibelius can now handle various formatting conventions and apply preset formatting patterns to names, and you can multiselect instruments and apply formatting to all selected instruments at once.