Dorico 3.1, released to coincide with the opening of the 2020 NAMM Show, introduces condensing changes, lines, bracketed noteheads, a new dynamics lane for playback, local chord symbols, Hi-DPI support on Windows, user-defined chord shapes, and loads more.
Upcoming: NAMM 2020
The 2020 NAMM Show will take place from Thursday, January 16 through Sunday, January 19, 2020, at the Anaheim Convention Center. We’ll have blog coverage from the show; here’s what to expect.
2019: A year in review
Wow, what a year it has been! It’s time once again to reflect on the past year on Scoring Notes and in the world of music notation software and related technology — and to look forward to what’s ahead.
NAMM 2019: Wrap-up
The 2019 NAMM Show is over, and we had more news coverage, interviews, photos, and videos than ever. Whether you missed any posts from the past few days or just want to relive the excitement, here’s a wrap-up of all our activity from sunny Anaheim, California.
NAMM 2019: W3C Music Notation Community Group meeting
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.
NAMM 2019: Full speed ahead with Dorico
At the 2019 NAMM Show, we visit with Steinberg’s product marketing manager Daniel Spreadbury and product specialist John Barron to talk about Dorico’s past, present, and future, after a busy year of major updates and rapid progress in the software.
NAMM 2019: A “Notion” of music with the 6.5 update and more
At the 2019 NAMM Show, we visit with PreSonus’s Jim Boitnott and Chris Swaffer, and talk about the latest Notion developments, including Notion 6.5 — the seventh free maintenance update for Notion 6 — which was released earlier this month on January 15, 2019.
NAMM 2019: GVIDO gets a 2.0 software update
At the 2019 NAMM Show, the GVIDO music reader was on full display. We visit with GVIDO representatives to talk through the version 2.0 GVIDO software update and explore how GVIDO is evolving in the market.
NAMM 2019: Noteflight, the web-based music notation editor and marketplace
At the 2019 NAMM Show, we visit with Noteflight’s John Mlynczak, and discuss the web-based music notation software that allows musicians to create, share, teach, sell, and purchase music.
NAMM 2019: Talking shop with MakeMusic
As the sun set on the first day of the 2019 NAMM show, I talked with Mark Adler, MakeMusic’s director of production, and Jonathan Tschiggfrie, product manager of audio and notation, about the show, Finale v26, and more.