Condensing scores in Dorico

It’s common to have a conductor’s score with winds and brass on shared staves, and individual parts for players. Although Dorico does not yet offer an automatic solution to creating both, it is relatively easy to achieve satisfactory results using its powerful layout features.

Road report: London diary

While I had the chance, I decided to take a few days to visit colleagues in London to catch up on all the latest. Fortunately (for me) they were working hard during the summer and hadn’t skipped town. Enjoy this virtual travelog!

Score preparation and production notes

Originally appearing as a document that composer David MacDonald created for his weekly master class, this bullet-list of score preparation and production notes will improve the quality of your performance materials in no time. To it we have added relevant links from Scoring Notes and other sources.