Notation Express for Dorico is here. Just like its Sibelius counterpart, it’s a fully customized profile for the Elgato Stream Deck console that makes powerful Dorico features easy and fun to use.
At NYC Music Services we’ve released a brand new tool for Sibelius users to dramatically speed up their work. It’s called Notation Express and it’s a fully customized profile for the Elgato Stream Deck console that makes powerful Sibelius features easy and fun to use.
A review of Stream Deck, a customizable control surface with 15 keys that connects to your computer. If you have dozens of key commands in Dorico, Sibelius, Finale, or other programs, Stream Deck can operate all of those commands with style.
Keyboard shortcuts are essential tools for pro users on any platform. Although it’s not possible to natively program global shortcuts in Finale, you can use FinaleScript to fill the gap.
You can move notes and rests horizontally in Sibelius, which we call “sliding” notes. This first appeared in Sibelius 8.2 and was refined in 8.3. If you don’t know about this feature, you’ll want to see this 90-second video.
Composer, arranger, and orchestrator Jeremy Levy shares his pro tips on using the macro program Keyboard Maestro to make the most of Finale. Examples and sample scripts included!
Did you know that you can quickly solo staves for playback in Sibelius by making a passage selection and pressing P to play them?
Keyboard shortcuts are productivity staples for most desktop software, including Sibelius. But did you know you can assign custom shortcuts, including ones for any feature on any Keypad layout?
Sibelius is flexible enough that you can re-program common shortcuts to open dialogs instead of galleries, just like in earlier versions.
It’s not entirely obvious at first glance, but Sibelius offers an easy way to powerfully customize shortcuts in word menus to quickly apply common text expressions in your score.