At the 2019 NAMM Show, we summarize the meeting of the W3C Music Notation Community Group, and provide complete video coverage of the meeting, including discussions about MusicXML, SMuFL, and MNX.
MuseScore 3 is officially available. This is the first major new version of the software since MuseScore 2 in 2015. The most notable improvement in MuseScore 3 is the new automatic placement facility, and there are many other improvements, including a timeline, a score comparison tool, and much more.
There are plenty of holiday shopping guides — but none, I assure you, with this unique list of recommendations. I’ve assembled a list of some of my favorite products that I think you will enjoy as well, and relate to the task of creating music notation (more or less!).
The Society of Composers and Lyricists in New York is presenting a seminar entitled “Music Notation Tools and Tactics” on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 7 pm. We have a free discount code for Scoring Notes readers.
Steinberg product marketing manager Daniel Spreadbury has been in New York City this week promoting Dorico. We caught up with Daniel before his demo at Yamaha Artist Services. Listen to our engaging 40-minute conversation, in which we discuss his time in New York, the new features in Dorico 2, the development process, and much more.
Dorico Pro 2.0, released today, is a major update to Steinberg’s music notation software, with new features across the board in many areas. Smart staff management, slash notation, bar repeats, a new handwritten music font, a new system track, support for large time signatures, automation in Play mode, video support, and much more round out an impressive release.
Our NAMM 2018 coverage continues with Soundslice, the impressive web-based learning software and music player — and, as of this week, a lot more, besides. In visiting with with founder Adrian Holovaty, we take a look at their new Channels feature, and an online music notation editor.
Our NAMM 2018 coverage continues with a summary and video of the meeting of the W3 Music Notation Community Group, where the next-generation MNX standard for encoding music notation was discussed.
The Dorico 1.2 update, released earlier this month, brought with it an impressive set of new features and improvements. This is the second of multiple parts of our review of the update, covering the software’s new fingering capabilities.
The W3 Music Notation Community Group has released MusicXML 3.1, the latest iteration of the music interchange format which enables files created by applications that support the format to open and save files that are used by other applications.