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Calculate statistics in a Sibelius score

March 23, 2016

A powerful but little-known plug-in, Calculate Statistics has been included with Sibelius for many years and can quickly analyze a score and provide a wealth of quantifiable information about its contents.

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Using the Compare feature in Sibelius

March 17, 2016

Sibelius has a useful feature that can compare two scores, or versions of the same score, and give you not only a detailed list of the differences but a visual representation of them as well.

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Noteflight gets major makeover; webinar scheduled for March 17

March 15, 2016

The online music writing application Noteflight has unveiled an upgrade with new navigation and account sidebars, a new score editor user interface, and improved playback features.

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Notating lever changes for lever harps in Sibelius

March 10, 2016

In this in-depth tutorial, Bob Zawalich shows us various methods to notate lever changes for lever harps in Sibelius.

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CineScore templates for Finale and Sibelius will give you a head start preparing session music

March 1, 2016

The new CineScore music preparation templates for Finale and Sibelius offer pro-looking scores and parts for studio sessions at a modest price.

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Add custom shortcuts for Keypad features in Sibelius

February 24, 2016

Keyboard shortcuts are productivity staples for most desktop software, including Sibelius. But did you know you can assign custom shortcuts, including ones for any feature on any Keypad layout?

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Norfolk Harp, a new addition to the Norfolk font family

February 18, 2016

The Norfolk family of Sibelius-compatible Bravura fonts gains a new member with the addition of Norfolk Harp Std for use with harp techniques, along with a transfer document and updated house styles.

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A solution to the problem of instrument changes, key signatures, and multirests (finally)

February 11, 2016

A video tutorial that describes a multi-step solution to a persistent problem in Sibelius: instrument changes with key signatures that break multirests and don’t display correctly in the score or part.

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Sibelius 8.1.1 update available

February 8, 2016

Avid today released Sibelius 8.1.1, a minor update to the recent Sibelius 8.1 update. 8.1.1 addresses a few issues, improving the trackpad experience on Mac and fixing sluggishness in some areas of the program.

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The big list of plug-ins

February 4, 2016

A new addition to the blog is a comprehensive, sortable, searchable list of all 500 Sibelius plug-ins available for download. Bob Zawalich assembled the list and we’ll try to keep it updated as frequently as possible.

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