A review of the leading iPad score reader apps — forScore, Newzik, and nkoda — to assess the current state of the category, and to help musicians decide which of the excellent options best suits their needs.
The rights stuff, with Jim Kendrick
You may know all about writing music. But what about your rights and music? Attorney and music publisher Jim Kendrick expertly steers us through the intersection of creativity, copyright, and technology. A transcript of one of our most informative podcast episodes.
Road report: Copland’s Rodeo in Milwaukee
When Aaron Copland thought of the Far West, he probably didn’t have Wisconsin in mind, but Milwaukee was the perfect location to “road test” the new edition of Rodeo.
Add your own scores to the nkoda library with Escobar Digital
Escobar Digital is an aggregator for the digital sheet music subscription service nkoda, allowing scores from small publishers and self-published composers to appear in the nkoda catalog alongside larger publishers.
Anton Coppola, 1917-2020
Remembering Anton Coppola, conductor, composer, founding artistic director of Opera Tampa, and “maestro”, and the work of engraving the piano-vocal score to his crowning achievement, the opera “Sacco and Vanzetti”.
NAMM 2020: An interview with MakeMusic’s Jason Wick
Our 2020 NAMM Show coverage continues as we talk with Jason Wick, senior manager at MakeMusic, about the latest Finale developments and what to expect for the future.
Newzik and Universal Edition launch new distribution partnership UE Now
We take a look at UE Now, a new partnership that allows musicians to purchase high quality scores from Universal Edition, delivered instantly to the Newzik app for performance and study.
New edition of Copland’s Billy the Kid ballet with Peabody Orchestra
We’ve been “road testing” a new edition of the full ballet of Copland’s Billy the Kid with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra to make the music the very best it can be before it’s published.
Working with master pages in Dorico, part 2
In this second of two posts in a series, we explore working with master pages in Dorico: adding custom master pages, inserting master page changes, and creating additional master page sets.
Working with master pages in Dorico, part 1
One of Dorico’s most helpful features for score layout is the introduction of master pages. In this first post in a series, we explain the basics of how master pages work and how to edit them.