If you are thinking about finally upgrading to Sibelius 7.5 from Sibelius 6, whether it’s from desire or necessity, you’ll want to know these useful pointers to ease the move.
If you’re a Sibelius 6 (or earlier) holdout still kicking and screaming your way through Sibelius 7 or later, with its Ribbon interface, here’s a little tip to ease the transition: You can still access the old, familiar Create menu.
In this guest post, Bruce Munson, explains some of the advanced selection techniques you can employ in Sibelius. Bruce is a composer, arranger, copyist and Sibelius trainer, based in the San Francisco bay area, and runs regular training sessions for beginners, intermediate and advanced users at various venues in California and around the US. For more details […]
If you have an iPad and are interested in using it as a control surface for Sibelius 6 or the new Sibelius 7, then Sibelius user Tobias Escher (@NovatlanSound) has a treat for you. Sibelius Control is a layout for an app called Custom Keypad, which: …allows you to create custom keypads that you can use […]
Bob James is a jazz pianist, composer and arranger whose career has spanned five decades. Having been discovered by Quincy Jones in 1963, he has recorded 37 solo albums to date and played on countless more by other artists. Perhaps best known for Angela, the theme tune to 1970s US sitcom Taxi, an example of […]
My friend Jenny Amaya has been hard at work for the past several months designing and creating a training program for Sibelius 6 through Lynda.com, and the course is now live! The course includes more than five hours of instructional material, and goes from the basics to advanced features. The course description is as follows: […]
Next to the winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, Musikmesse is the largest music trade show in the world. Taking place from tomorrow, Wednesday 6 April until Saturday 9 April at the fair grounds in downtown Frankfurt, people from all over the world will descend on the city to see what’s new in the worlds […]
I’ve written about Pat Metheny’s remarkable album Orchestrion on this blog before, but I hope you’ll excuse one further mention of this amazing piece of work. This past weekend, CBS Sunday Morning featured a look behind the scenes at Orchestrion, and Sibelius — which played an important part in the creation of the record — […]
Update –- 26 April 2011 Apple have released a fix for this problem, which is available now from Software Update. Read all about it. Original post — 29 March 2011 If you are running Sibelius 6.2 on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, beware that some users are reporting fairly serious problems relating to font […]
Last month I posted an interview with Tom Rudolph and Vince Leonard, the authors of the second edition of Hal Leonard’s book, Sibelius: A comprehensive guide to Sibelius music notation software. Hal Leonard have posted the first five pages of one chapter from the book as a preview. Called Music Education Applications, the chapter details […]