I am a Sibelius user since v1 writing for big band and combos and currently on v8. From the beginning I have had to run my own templates for the groups I write for. The default settings in Layout are wasteful of space so I make my pages 10mm all around on extracted parts but then I have to go into document setup and change the 'No names' 3.8 to 0 [in a 7point page size] otherwise the margins are still not 10mm. Another ...more »
Sibelius 7 and 8 have unacceptably slow editing response time in large scores (Symphony, Opera, Oratorio) which contain many hidden midi messages (~C7, q=, etc.) necessary for the use of mixed sound sources (non-VST + VST). Breaking long movements into two or more segments is not feasible.
Hi everyone. Purchased Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 (I alrady have GPO4, and Garritan J.A.B.B.) Now I find that sibelius does not "see" GPO5. It only offers me GPO4, and J.A.B.B. Now, in earlier times for the ensembles there were VSt.dll files which I had to copy and paste into the VSt folder. I did so with the most current Aria Player which I updated after installing GPO5, but that apparently is not enough. I had posted ...more »
As I recently wrote I purchased Garritan Personal Orchestra 5, hoping to have the optimum of brass sounds - to my ears, they are realy good and sound very natural and powerful /when needed). But Sibelius 7.5 does not "recognize" there is GPO5 in my computer, although I did install the lates version of Aria player and Plogue engine. So I asked at "MakeMusic" about the issue, and this is what they answered me last night ...more »
It's not possible to easily (with a filter) select a certain line of lyrics in a song that has repeats and thus more lines of lyrics. The programm can create up to 5 lines of lyrics under (or over) one line of notes, but it's impossible to select p.e. just the lyrics of the 2nd line. Now this can only be done by manually selecting every syllabe. This can be very frustrating for instance when you want to write out the ...more »
1.-Please plugins for Viola d'amore and Viola pomposa (add musical instruments) 2.-Please request Plugin to divide the instruments present in a score, if the space of the musical parts of each instrument are joined one over the other, and a new orchestra with the musical instruments that are gathered in the score is necessary, without affecting The score that is composed; If orchestra requires a lot of musical instruments ...more »
Please take a look at the Drum Kit Library created with Sib. 5 and hosted on my current website: http://www.mott-resource.co.uk/#!dkl-main-page/sitepage_84 I would now like to incorporate an e-commerce solution and make all pages and audio files & loops downloadable in as many formats as possible (a number of questions have been sent through to tech. support at Avid to this end). In brief the library is a collection ...more »
Please provide a link for old versions of Sibelius as some can have undesired behaviors/bugs.
Reported a bug that wasn't an issue. Cannot delete it!
Only one voice in score responds to playback. Nothing is muted and mixer shows all voices active...just no sound. Using 7.5....HELP!!!