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Forum expert Robin Walker on his life, work, and Sibelius

September 10, 2014

An interview with Sibelius user Robin Walker in which he discusses his background, helping fellow Sibelius users, and the future of music technology.

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Sibelius 7.5 free webinar for New Zealand customers on September 9

September 4, 2014

A free Sibelius 7.5 webinar is available on September 9 for those in New Zealand, and attendees will receive 20% off of their upgrade to Sibelius 7.5.

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Back to school

September 3, 2014

A few thoughts on school and music teachers at the start of the academic year.

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Reset text font to defaults while typing

August 27, 2014

If you’ve ever been frustrated by getting strange-looking characters while typing expressive text, here’s how to fix the problem.

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New plug-in: Format Tempo and Metronome Mark Text

August 21, 2014

This plug-in allows you to specify the music font for the Beats Per Minute (BPM) characters in ‘Tempo’ text and ‘Metronome mark’ text, with options to format associated equal signs, dashes and parentheses.

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Shaun Buswell scores for his Fringe Orchestra Challenge in Sibelius

August 18, 2014

A musician recruits strangers to form an orchestra and perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the span of 10 days, and scores the music in Sibelius in an unconventional way.

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A look at using NotateMe with built-in PhotoScore technology

August 12, 2014

NotateMe, the music handwriting app for mobile devices, can now take photos of your music and interpret them. Learn how it works with an eye on its place in the history of music notation software.

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MakeMusic joins Peaksware; HQ to move to Colorado

August 6, 2014

MakeMusic, the maker of the Finale, SmartMusic, Garritan and MusicXML products, has joined Peaksware, a maker of endurance training software. Read about the corporate move along with our interview with CEO Gear Fisher.

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Modify the default position of lines, and create new ones

July 30, 2014

Find out how to adjust the default positions of lines, and learn some tips about working with bracketed hairpins.

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Using font sizes in wildcards (or: Geeking out in Sibelius)

July 25, 2014

Plug-in guru Bob Zawalich’s tour de force on using font sizes in wildcards in Sibelius, with detailed instructions on converting points to spaces.

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