Category: Score Playback

GMT 2.0

NotePerformer will never sound the same again!

If you use Sibelius and NotePerformer (or ANY other sample library that you have) trust me, you need to check this out! The Graphical Midi Tools plugin was already brilliant, but the Graphical Midi Tools 2.0 version is simply astounding! If you …

Dimension Strings blog
Score Playback

Taking a look at VSL Dimension Strings

If you write for strings and use divisi a lot in your writing, VSL Dimension Strings are a fantastic way of adding a stunningly well-balanced string library, that’s possibly the best one ever recorded for divisi writing. What makes it so good, …

Guitar notation
Score Playback

Looking at a Guitar Notation Problem

Today, what I thought we’d do is take a look at writing for Guitar, as everyone knows that the Guitar is the finest instrument ever crafted by the hand of man! Ok, I’m slightly biased, but I adore classical Guitar and love …

Norfolk Font

Sibelius Playback with NotePerformer and the Norfolk Font

I have to say that as well as being a Sibelius sheep…I’m a VSL sheep too!..I love their software and have a lot of it, but lately I’ve found myself using NotePerformer more and more! Why you may ask!..well if I’m honest …

Score Playback

On Soudley Ponds-Synchron stage Mirx reverb.

I’ve done several posts showing the playback straight from Sibelius using different sample libraries, but for todays post I thought I’d check out something new from VSL…that works wonderfully with something older! The original ‘Vienna Instruments’ version of the special editions are …

Blackpool Bridge blog picture
Score Playback

In ‘Blackpool Bridge’ Wood

Today’s post is about the reverb built inside of Sibelius Ultimate! I’ve had a few requests on my website from people who’d like to hear what it’s like, as I’ve not demonstrated it before. As some of you will already know, I’m …

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Delius By The River

Well, a happy new year to you all, and let’s hope that 2021 is a better year than 2020! To start the new year off, I thought I’d do a little post showing the playback directly from Sibelius using NotePerformer 3 of …

Classical Guitar sound blog
Score Playback

Taking a look at the Sibelius Inbuilt sounds!

Today what I thought we’d do is take a quick look at the inbuilt Classical Guitar instrument that comes included as standard, with Sibelius inbuilt sounds. Loads of people (myself included!) bang on about upgrading the sounds that come with Sibelius, as …