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2016: The Sibelius plug-in year in review

by Philip Rothman on December 30, 2016 · 2 comments

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Thanks to Bob Zawalich, Kenneth Gaw, Hans-Christoph Wirth, and Tom Curran, 2016 brought us more useful Sibelius plug-ins. Bob summarizes the year in plug-in development along with a list of all plug-ins newly created in the past year.

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Dorico is here: A review

by Alexander Plötz on October 19, 2016 · 79 comments

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At long last, Steinberg has released Dorico, its new music notation and scoring software. Alexander Plötz takes a detailed look into the new software’s philosophy, its features, and its feature. Andrew Noah Cap and Philip Rothman contribute additional content to this thorough review.

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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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Harp glissando and arpeggio playback in Sibelius

by Philip Rothman on July 22, 2016 · 9 comments

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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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Steinberg announces Dorico; availability in Q4 2016

by Philip Rothman on May 17, 2016 · 56 comments

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Today Steinberg announced details about Dorico, the music scoring software more than three years in the making. This post covers the program’s release date, pricing, and details about its modes of working, and other initial impressions.

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Start your day with news about the NotePerformer 1.5.0 update, learn about the new features in NotateMe 3, and check out some summer workshops from veteran music technology instructor Mike Klinger.

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NotePerformer updated to 1.4.0

by Philip Rothman on February 24, 2015 · 25 comments

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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

by Philip Rothman on February 20, 2015 · 5 comments

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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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New and updated plug-ins from Kenneth Gaw

by Philip Rothman on September 23, 2014 · 3 comments

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A new plug-in that exports and imports mixer settings, and updates to existing plug-ins, make for a substantial fall harvest from plug-in developer Kenneth Gaw.

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The 7.5.1 update to Sibelius addresses numerous issues relating to audio and video export, the Timeline, localization, and playback, improves the user interface, and belatedly introduces the official 7.5 Sibelius Reference.

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