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Behind the scenes with Dorico, MuseScore, and a Finale font tool

August 2, 2016

Going behind the scenes in a new video from Steinberg’s Dorico program, what’s cooking for MuseScore 3.0, and learning more about an online music font comparison tool that could have big potential for Finale.

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Using the Open Selected Parts plug-in in Sibelius

July 28, 2016

Bob Zawalich’s Open Selected Parts plug-in for Sibelius not only makes it faster to open just the parts you want, but it also quickly closes unwanted parts at the same time.

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Harp glissando and arpeggio playback in Sibelius

July 22, 2016

Learn how to get harp notation that is pleasant to both the eye and ear by using several convenient plug-ins, in this guest post by Bob Zawalich.

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Go wireless with the Xkey Air MIDI keyboard: a review

July 19, 2016

CME delivers on its promise to make a version of its Xkey that connects to your computer or tablet wirelessly. Hands-on with the Xkey Air 37, the latest addition to CME’s MIDI keyboard lineup that connects via Bluetooth.

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Musegraph’s Wolfgang font brings the SCORE look to Sibelius

July 14, 2016

Wolfgang, a font created by Musegraph and derived from the classic SCORE music engraving program, is now available for use in Sibelius.

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Avid drops Sibelius 1-year upgrade price to $199

July 12, 2016

Avid has once again lowered the price of an upgrade for users of Sibelius 7.5 or earlier who have missed the one-year window to upgrade, this time to $199 for one year of support and upgrades, or $299 for three years of support and upgrades.

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Summer 2016 reading list from the Sibelius blog

July 5, 2016

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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Avid extends upgrade deadline by one week to July 6 (updated)

June 30, 2016

Today Avid announced that the deadline to upgrade to Sibelius 8 from Sibelius 7.5 or earlier at an introductory price is being extended by one week to July 6, 2016.

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Sibelius 8.4 released with more custom staff sizes; Scorch for iPad updated

June 27, 2016

Released today, Sibelius 8.4 includes the option of using more custom staff sizes in a Sibelius document. MusicXML import and export of the feature is supported. The Scorch iPad app has also been updated in tandem with the Sibelius 8.4 release.

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MakeMusic pulls PDF importing and scanning from Finale in response to concerns

June 20, 2016

After a week where a PDF importing feature unexpectedly ignited a firestorm on social media, MakeMusic decided to pull the feature — and all scanning capabilities — from future versions of Finale.

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