For the longest time I have been working on getting my lead-sheet style in the editor of my choice just right, the one thing that I always found the point of failure were the look of the chord-symbols. I really like the style of the “The New Real Book” but neither Finale, Musescore or Sibelius came […]
In A few brief thoughts about the size of music paper – Scoring Notes: The sweet spot for much of the music I prepare is around 7.5 mm. For studio sessions and other instances where music is sight-read, the stands are shared, and/or lighting is sub-optimal, 7.7 mm is nice; for chamber music that is […]
Sibelius 8.3 has been released the other day and it brings improvements to an awesome little feature I didn’t knew it had. I would have needed this a lot in past and will surely be added to my toolkit. On Sibeliusblog: Sibelius 8.2 introduced a promising new feature with which a note a or passage […]
I needed to figure out a way to add some more formatting to a Sibelius score.
Sibelius got the 8.1 update today which actually seem to fix the issues that I ran into during the last few months, most notably better positioning of ending lines. Read more here.
Note to self: Don’t expect Sibelius to play-back the trumpet part if you write tacet at some point into the part.
Finale had been my music notation software of choice for many years but currently very much into using Sibelius. I have spent the last few days (or better nights) of my vacation learning Sibelius 7.5 with the help of these tutorial videos and feel already rather comfortable using the application. The aforementioned videos cover the […]