When Aaron Copland thought of the Far West, he probably didn’t have Wisconsin in mind, but Milwaukee was the perfect location to “road test” the new edition of Rodeo.
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.
Sibelius 2022.3 adds support for Windows 11 and macOS 12. The UI graphics have been changed, the manuscript papers are updated with some helpful new behaviors, and the ManuScript plug-in language gains more functions.
Sibelius’s Commands feature extends the program’s capabilities in many ways. If you’re willing to dig in a little more, there are some tools available for you to extend it even further by building powerful automations directly within Sibelius.
The Sibelius 2021.2 release continues the ongoing evolution of the Find in Ribbon function into an increasingly comprehensive launch bar, now called Command Search. This update also expands Sibelius’s scripting and plug-in capabilities.
Sibelius 2020.12 is available. The new feature in this release is the long-awaited ability to import Sibelius files directly into an existing Sibelius file or template. There are other improvements in the areas of plug-ins and fonts.
Sibelius 2020.6 brings a more sophisticated method of importing MusicXML files directly into a pre-existing template. There are new options for changing the default colors, along with other updates in the areas of accessibility, ties, exporting, and more.
Sibelius 2020.3 is out with true support for L.V. “laissez vibrer” ties for the first time as well as improvements in many areas such as house styles, accessibility, and automatic staff spacing.
We’ve been “road testing” a new edition of the full ballet of Copland’s Billy the Kid with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra to make the music the very best it can be before it’s published.
In this guest post, Bob Zawalich explains the differences among the types of text used in Sibelius, such as staff text, system text, and lyrics, and covers some tips and plug-ins for changing one type of text to another.