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There It Is!

February 27, 2015

A plug-in designed to aid blind and vision-impaired people in navigating Sibelius can be helpful to sighted users too.

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NotePerformer updated to 1.4.0

February 24, 2015

The NotePerformer 1.4.0 update offers significant additions and enhancements to its integrated Sibelius playback module.

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Harp support in Sibelius

February 20, 2015

Bob Zawalich gives us a helpful roundup of the variety of tips and plug-ins to help the notation and playback of harp passages in Sibelius.

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An interview with Daniel Spreadbury

February 12, 2015

An extensive interview with Daniel Spreadbury about Steinberg’s scoring program, technology, music engraving, the state of the field, and more.

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oTranscribe: A simple web tool for transcribing recorded interviews

February 10, 2015

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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Make certain noteheads smaller or larger in Finale or Sibelius

February 4, 2015

Reducing or enlarging noteheads to custom sizes in Finale is a cinch, but with some patience and determination, you can do it in Sibelius too.

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Are your plug-ins up-to-date?

January 30, 2015

A handy tool for keeping current on your plug-ins was itself recently updated, so now is a good time to check to make sure you’re running the latest versions.

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Avid’s Sam Butler and Joe Pearson on Sibelius Cloud Publishing

January 27, 2015

Avid’s Sam Butler and Joe Pearson speak about the upcoming Sibelius Cloud Publishing technology, its purpose, and future.

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Avid announces a Sibelius-based cloud technology for publishers

January 22, 2015

Among several announcements at NAMM was a press release describing a new cloud publishing technology for Sibelius.

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Reduce file size by pruning unneeded versions and parts

January 20, 2015

Sibelius files are typically compact. If your files are growing undesirably large, here are a couple of common causes and remedies.

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