A series of notation conventions has been established over the years to identify editorial content. For the creators of critical editions, we take a comprehensive look at Dorico’s formidable set of tools for making editorial marks.
Three significant improvements to lyrics have been made in Dorico 3. Syllabic pasting, a new Edit Lyrics dialog, and adjusting lyrics on a line-by-line basis make working with lyrics faster and easier.
Dorico’s various dialog boxes, known as editors, allow users to easily customize areas of notation for specific types of scores. We explore the notation of a Handel secular cantata and an “ars subtilior” virelai. In both instances, Dorico is up to the task.
Dorico 1.2.10 is available, bringing with it a variety of improvements in all areas of the program including engraving, playback, and workflow. This update, free to registered users, is likely the last update to Dorico 1.
Curly quotes, or smart quotes, aren’t automatically generated in Sibelius, but knowing these tips will quickly boost your score’s IQ.
Make quick work of unbeaming lyrics, slurring melismas, and swapping verses with these three time-saving plug-ins.
Expert plug-in developer Bob Zawalich gives us an overview not only of some of his most recent additions to the repertoire, but also an inside look into the process behind their creation.
Spend a little time watching the new “Get Started Fast” series for Sibelius 7.5 and save a lot of time in your daily work.
A Sibelius plug-in which will speed up working with text, allowing you to quickly swap one text style for another; and another plug-in to easily identify bars with gaps before them.
Back in June I wrote a short series of posts about lyrics in Sibelius. In the first of those posts I wrote about Sibelius’s unique feature that allows you to flow lyrics from a text file directly into your score in a single operation. Now Dr Tom Rudolph has dedicated a post on his Making […]