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Today we’ll take you on a behind the scenes tour of our music prep shop, where we prepare, print, pack and ship music for an orchestral program that’s performed by nearly 100 orchestras around the world each year.

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Summer 2016 reading list from the Sibelius blog

by Philip Rothman on July 5, 2016 · 2 comments

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Ah, summer. Time for long walks on the beach, cool refreshing drinks — and time to catch up on all your reading from the Sibelius blog from the first half of this year. From Sibelius updates, to industry news, products, tips and tutorials, there’s lots here to enjoy.

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MOLA 2016 Conference report, day 2

by Philip Rothman on May 15, 2016 · 9 comments

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Today’s MOLA sessions featured Steinberg product marketing manager Daniel Spreadbury demonstrating the company’s new scoring application to assembled audience members, my Finale and StaffPad presentations, and much more.

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MOLA 2016 Conference report, day 1

by Philip Rothman on May 14, 2016 · 7 comments

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A report from the first day of activities at the 34th annual MOLA Conference in Helsinki, with presentations on music notation and an update on tomorrow’s Steinberg product demonstration.

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The 34th annual Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association (MOLA) conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland from May 13-16, 2016. I’ll be presenting sessions on Sibelius (the software, that is), Finale, and StaffPad, and Daniel Spreadbury will be giving a keynote presentation on the new Steinberg scoring software.

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2015: A year in review

by Philip Rothman on December 31, 2015 · 1 comment

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Whether it’s your first time reading these posts or you’re coming back for seconds, here are many of the posts from the past year, from industry news and interviews, to tips and tutorials in the field of music notation software and related technology.

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Delving into the process of producing new versions of both the suite and a complete ballet of Aaron Copland’s masterpiece Appalachian Spring, using Sibelius and the Norfolk fonts.

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Summer reading list, Sibelius blog style

by Philip Rothman on July 3, 2015 · 0 comments

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We’re heading to the beach for a few days. If you’re doing the same, or just taking it easy on your porch, bring along this summer reading list to get up to speed on the year’s news to date.

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An extensive chat with the SoundNotion team about music notation news, and reflections on presentations at the NYU/ASCAP film scoring workshop and the MOLA annual conference.

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Not necessarily music-related, but if you’re interested in my new favorite tool to transcribe speech — along with a sneak preview of an upcoming interview on the blog — read on.

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