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Dorico release date announced: October 19, 2016

October 12, 2016

Steinberg announced that Dorico, its music notation and scoring software four years in development, will be available in one week, on October 19, 2016. A fully-launched Dorico web site and feature list go into great detail describing the program’s capabilities.

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New Sibelius plug-in: Create N by M tuplet

October 11, 2016

A new plug-in for Sibelius gives users the freedom to create tuplets in any ratio, beyond the limits imposed by default in the software.

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Steinberg to unveil Dorico in October events in London, Vienna, and online

October 5, 2016

Dorico, the long-awaited music notation software by Steinberg, will be presented in special public showcases in October in London, Vienna, and streaming online.

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Feathered beams that look and play back correctly in Sibelius

October 4, 2016

A step-by-step tutorial on how to create feathered beams in Sibelius — first by spacing the notes evenly, and then by spacing them according to their speed, making for more realistic playback and display.

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Elaine Gould’s Behind Bars now available for Kindle and iBooks (updated)

September 27, 2016

Elaine Gould’s venerable music notation reference Behind Bars is now available as an e-book for Kindle, devices running the Kindle app, and Apple’s iBooks for Mac and iOS.

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Newzik and Opéra de Rouen collaborate on performance with all-digital sheet music

September 23, 2016

As part of the recently concluded Normady Impressionist Festival, l’Opéra de Rouen Normandie performed a concert of student compositions, reading scores and parts entirely from the Newzik sheet music reader app.

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Music notation software and macOS Sierra (updated)

September 19, 2016

A summary of notation software compatibility with macOS Sierra (Mac OS X 10.12) at this time.

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Barline joins in Sibelius

September 14, 2016

Instrument families are typically grouped by joining barlines across staves. Here’s how to customize these groups and restore missing barlines in Sibelius.

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Create harp diagrams in Sibelius, Finale, and MuseScore

September 7, 2016

Harp pedal diagrams may look forbidding, but you can learn how to read them and place them in your score like a pro in Sibelius, Finale, and MuseScore.

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Quick tip: Dismiss all open dialog boxes in Finale

August 31, 2016

Finale’s nested dialog boxes involve a lot of clicking, but by using shortcuts to dismiss them all at once, you can save yourself a bit of time.

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