Sibelius 2019.4 introduces loop playback and a new scrubbing option. In addition, you can now mark up a score in Review Mode, finding instruments and plug-ins has gotten easier, and there are a couple of engraving and notation iterations.
Jeremy Levy first fell in love with Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” as a high school student; now he’s premiering and recording his arrangements of the work for jazz band. Learn about his process and pick up some Finale tips along the way from this top orchestrator and arranger.
A handy tool for keeping current on your Sibelius plug-ins was itself recently updated, so now is a good time to check to make sure you’re running the latest versions.
The Chord Symbols As Polychords plug-in for Sibelius takes pairs of selected chord symbols and creates polychords, which are two full chords stacked on top of each other, represented by a horizontal line between the two chords.
Take maximum advantage of the new articulation features in Finale v26 with this script that automatically splits precomposed articulations (such as the combined accent-tenuto) into separate articulations that automatically stack and position correctly.
Bob Zawalich, Sibelius guru and plug-in developer extraordinaire, gives us a personal tour of how many new and updated plug-ins came to be over the past few months, meeting friends along the way.
Avid has released Sibelius 2018.12. Coming less than three weeks after the release of Sibelius 2018.11, today’s release is largely intended to fix bugs that appeared in last month’s release, and it also addresses several other issues.
In the Sequence Editor of JW Change, you can build a custom sequence that changes existing elements in Finale through a general user interface, greatly speeding up workflow.
Avid today released Sibelius 2018.5 to fix an issue in Sibelius where running some plug-ins would cause a memory leak that slowed Sibelius down until you restarted it. This most notably affected the Dolet MusicXML export plug-in, and only on Windows, not on Mac.
The Check Pizzicatos plug-in ships with Sibelius and it has saved me many minutes of work on many scores, and saved many minutes of rehearsal time. Its sole purpose is to locate suspect arco and pizz. markings in your score.