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Hugh Zachary Smart
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Gav Brown commented on Hugh Zachary Smart's blog post Daws, Sound Libraries and Music Notation
"Hi Hugh, I use Finale and have done so for about 10+ years. Before NotePerformer, its sound output was somewhat weak, but it is now much better with NotePerformer. Before NP became available last year for Finale, it only worked with Sibelius, so I…"
Apr 13
michael diemer commented on Hugh Zachary Smart's blog post Daws, Sound Libraries and Music Notation
"Comment by michael diemer 2 minutes agoDelete Comment You have asked a very tricky question, which brings up the debate between DAWS and notation software. I would direct you to Stephen Line's music. He is a member here, and he uses…"
Apr 8
michael diemer commented on Hugh Zachary Smart's blog post Daws, Sound Libraries and Music Notation
"You have asked a very tricky question, which brings up the debate between DAWS and notation software. I would direct you to Stephen Line's music. He is a member here, and he uses Sibelius with Note Performer. He gets very good results. Then…"
Apr 8

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Television, Web, Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Jazz, Classical,
Is music your main income source?
Yes!
Where do you live?
Sydney Australia
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I love writing music, but even more I love listening and learning music from other composers. I have been playing and listening to high level Wind Ensemble music, much of which is transcribed from Orchestra. Having written a number of works for Wind Ensemble and arranged for orchestra, as well as a prolific repertoire of Big Band music, I now want to focus more on writing orchestral music as a more diverse and creative medium though am concerned with the viability of opportunities and am researching electronic sound libraries as well.
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Daws, Sound Libraries and Music Notation

Posted on April 7, 2019 at 12:43am 2 Comments

I currently mostly use Sibelius notation software. For creating demos, these samples are not great. You can get plugins, but this is limited. What is a more effective/efficient way of creating demos?

So far the most promising thing I've found is Dorico, though I don't know much about that yet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKaqprDhslU

Perhaps there can be some compatibility between Cubase and a more sophisticated…

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At 10:45am on March 17, 2019, Gav Brown said…

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