Like many things in Finale, the text tool offers a lot of power and control, but also many options to navigate. Here’s how to tame the type.
Numbers with Rings is a sophisticated font that can bring the beauty of many enclosure styles to your scores. Learn how to use it by setting up your document to work with it.
Plug-ins can be solutions to various problems or ways to make it easier to accomplish tasks. Bob Zawalich looks back at the end of another productive year in the world of Sibelius plug-in development and gives a preview of what’s to come.
In the course of preparing a new edition of Copland’s Three Latin American Sketches, here are three improvements that should not be overlooked when preparing a new edition, aside from the improvement in readability that an engraved part will bring. Also: Remembering Vivian Perlis, 1928-2019.
By making a few easy adjustments to your document’s settings, you can use the free Numberpile font to place more beautiful circled numbered rehearsal marks in your Sibelius scores.
A brief overview of Bob Zawalich’s new plug-in, which can center rehearsal marks at the start of a system horizontally over the clef.
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 […]