Apple Music Classical: A Nice Start, Needs Some Air
This evening, I got my notification to download Apple Music Classical, which I’ve been eagerly awaiting for awhile now. My first impressions are quite positive. Breaking away from the simple ‘song-album-artist’ scheme to get more advanced metadata (works, composers, ensembles, conductors) is not just welcome, but handled very well in the app. It’s a very…
New URL features make forScore’s latest update a particularly big boon.
Scale Dice by Way of Dice by PCalc
After playing around with this dice app, I’ve found a very attractive way of doing scale dice!
Dorico 4.3: I’m Running out of Things to Complain About
I’m Ehler, and I love to complain. Dorico 4.3 is now out, and those folks at Steinberg have taken away things for me to complain about. The biggest thing for me – and I imagine, most people who ever write for percussion – is a new “tremolo” behavior that is very useful when writing percussion…
Band Score Order in Dorico 4.0.10
Dorico 4.0.10 came out today, (SN post) which, as befitting an X.0.Y release is mostly bug fixes. I normally don’t write about any point updates for Dorico, but I felt the need to follow up on one thing from my post just a few weeks ago on the release of version 4 with the exciting…
Revisiting My Dorico Criticisms: In Light of Dorico 4’s Release
Dorico 4 is out! What I want to write about it isn’t a review. If you want a real review for it, you should read the excellent one over on Scoring Notes. It’s the most comprehensive look aside from just reading the version history document. If you want my review, it’s short and sweet: this…
Chord Sheets (with Remingtons) — and Dorico for iPad’s Update
I pushed the Master Page Layouts, Music Frames, and Frame Chains features as far as they’ll go to make this resource.
A Transposition Worksheet and Thoughts on Dorico’s iPad Release
Dorico made this relatively complicated worksheet a breeze. Also: Dorico has launched for iPad.
Rhythm Assessments in Dorico (and a Template)
Dorico’s Flows and Layouts make some assessment sheets a breeze.
Dorico For Me, For You
Part of loving something is complaining about it. And also shoving it down others’ throats.