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How to tape and fold pages for parts: a video tutorial

February 13, 2017

The question often gets asked: How does one print and tape music accordion-style? In this blog post and accompanying video, learn the technique and tools you need to accomplish that very task.

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OpenScore: Open-sourcing sheet music

February 10, 2017

In this guest post, Peter Jonas, software developer and OpenScore project manager for MuseScore, describes OpenScore — a collaborative sheet music digitization project by MuseScore and IMSLP.

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Combine 8th and 16th rests into a dotted 8th rest in Finale

February 7, 2017

If you have a passage in Finale with eighths and sixteenth rests (and vice versa) which you want to automatically combine into a dotted eighth rests, the solution is far from obvious — but it’s possible, if you know where to look.

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Quick fix: Clean up the list of recent documents in Sibelius

February 3, 2017

In Sibelius, if you expect recently opened documents to appear in the Quick Start dialog or in the list of recent documents in the Ribbon, but they’re not appearing correctly, you may need to reset a setting.

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Fake it ’til you make it: New Sibelius plug-in for per-staff barline

January 31, 2017

A new plug-in automates the tedious process of creating special barlines and manually adding in fake “barlines” in certain instances where you don’t want the barline to appear to be joined between staves.

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Monthly live Dorico sessions begin today, January 26

January 26, 2017

Steinberg today launches a series of monthly live video tutorials for those wanting to learn more about how to use Dorico. The first of the Discover Dorico sessions begins today, January 26, at 11:00 am EST (US).

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NAMM 2017: Talking Sibelius with Sam Butler

January 22, 2017

Our NAMM 2017 coverage continues as we talk with Sam Butler, Avid’s senior product manager for Avid‘s music notation and learning products, about the road ahead for Sibelius.

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NAMM 2017: Talking MusicXML and more with Michael Good

January 21, 2017

Our NAMM 2017 coverage continues as we talk about MusicXML and more with Michael Good, MakeMusic’s vice president of MusicXML technologies.

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NAMM 2017: Soundslice, a web-based music education tool and player

January 20, 2017

Our NAMM 2017 coverage continues with Soundslice, the web-based music-learning software with an innovative music player that syncs notation with real audio or video.

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NAMM 2017: Komp, a music handwriting app for iOS, is in development

January 20, 2017

Our NAMM 2017 coverage continues with a preview of Komp, an in-development music notation app for iOS from Seattle-based Semitone, demonstrated at NAMM and scheduled to be released in the first quarter of 2017.

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