Dorico for iPad has arrived. This major release for Apple’s tablet platform brings over all the familiar elements of the desktop music notation software program, along with some new features and ways of working.
File this in the (official) rumors department: We appear to be in for a major week in the world of music notation software. Both Dorico and Sibelius plan on making major announcements within a day of each other.
Steinberg has released Dorico 3.5.12. Although the odometer has barely budged, this update is significant for its official support for the latest Macs with an M1 processor under the Rosetta 2 translation environment. 3.5.12 includes a few fixes for all users, as well.
A journey through engraving the entirety of The Rite of Spring from scratch into Dorico, to learn more about both Stravinsky’s masterful composition and how to use the music notation software. Includes Dorico files.
Daniel Spreadbury returns to Scoring Notes to talk about the common set of font specifications known as the Standard Music Font Layout, or SMuFL. We get into the history of music fonts and how we got to where we are today with this essential component of music notation software technology.
All the 2020 Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers in music notation software and related tech products that we know about, all in one place!
A summary of desktop notation software compatibility with macOS Big Sur (macOS 11) and M1-powered Macs: How Sibelius, Finale, Dorico, MuseScore, and Notion are faring on Apple’s latest operating system and hardware.
Dorico supports creating empty staves either at the end of a part layout — sometimes referred to as “Hollywood-style” parts — or simply in order to create custom manuscript paper.
Beginning in the 3.5 update, Dorico officially added support for note input using pitch-before-duration, fulfilling a request of many users coming from other notation software accustomed to this entry method.
Dorico 3.5.10, the first minor revision to Dorico 3.5, brings finesse and refinement to a wide range of the notation app’s functions in the form of feature enhancements and bug fixes.