Avid has released Sibelius 2018.11, the latest update to its music notation software. Although there are no significant new features in this release, Sibelius 2018.11 has been rewritten in the latest version of the Qt cross-platform application framework. There are a number of other fixes and improvements in 2018.11.
MakeMusic has released version 26 of Finale, bringing a number of improvements: new articulation options, better templates and libraries, Mac performance enhancements, and several other items and bug fixes.
Today Steinberg released Dorico 2.1.10, a maintenance update to its scoring program. There are no new features in Dorico 2.1.10, but the update addresses a number of stability and performance improvements that users will appreciate.
The GVIDO music reader aims to change the way music is read by merging the old with the new. It’s a dual-display hinged device that can show two facing pages with a large display size for each screen, using e-ink technology. Our hands-on review explores whether the product is ready for the consumer market.
MakeMusic acquires Weezic, a Paris-based startup, in order to incorporate its web-based interactive learning music software into the SmartMusic product line, and to open a European outpost.
Set a custom playback order for your music, including complex repeats and gaps, using the Manual Repeats feature in Sibelius.
If you’re eager to update to Sibelius 7.5, be aware that this first release has some rough edges in the areas of playback, performance, and exporting.
The thorough review of the new features in the much-anticipated upgrade to Avid’s flagship music notation software, with improvements in the areas of navigation, performance, playback, sharing, and social media.
Directing choirs is my main musical pursuit outside of my professional life, and I’m fortunate to have been working with the same chamber choir for over a decade now. Normally, for practical reasons, our performances are a capella, since we don’t often have instrumentalists or ensembles available to accompany us, but every so often we […]
Broadcast Pro Middle East, a monthly magazine devoted to the broadcast TV and video market in the Arab world, features the United Arab Emirates Philharmonic Orchestra, the UAE’s only full orchestra, and its founder and artistic director, Philipp Maier: After launching the latest generation of the music notation software, Avid Sibelius 7, Philipp Maier was […]