Logic now has new instruments in the Library that include Articulation Sets. In this tutorial, Jay Asher shows you how to achieve more natural sounding orchestral parts for any MIDI instrument.
A solid set of orchestral instruments and articulations for use in your productions, all for under $150? Jay Asher wonders if it can be true...
Do you know the difference between MIDI events and regions, and how each one is affected by quantization? Find out in this video.
Grab the new, free version of Sibelius and get started in the world of scoring. With a great core feature set it's the perfect way to learn about composition.
Understanding the relationship between the different rhythms in your melody, accompaniment and other musical elements can help you produce a more effective musical score. Here's how.
Different techniques for voicing and playing chords can radically change the way a piece of music sounds. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 pro tips for better accompaniment.
Here's how using different kinds of common tones - additional notes held as part of a chord - can add an extra quality to your playing and go beyond simple chord structures.
Beams are a standard way of simplifying certain elements of a musical score. Gregg Fine explains why you should be using them.
We all know key commands and keyboard shortcuts make navigating and working in Logic Pro X quicker. So, here's some essential key commands to help you make light work of the Score Editor.
Steinberg tell us that Dorico defines a new standard in notation software, designed to be intuitively accessible while allowing its users to craft and print publication-quality scores. More info below
Keyswitching in Logic Pro X just got a whole lot easier thanks to Peter Schwartz's Logic Environment, SkiSwitcher 2. Jay Asher finds out if this is an essential tool for MIDI scoring Logic Pro users.
Buried in a long list of new features, improvements and bug fixes in Logic Pro 10.1 is an item that will undoubtedly be of interest to score editor users: an option to choose the Bravura font.
Don't be intimidated by the idea of creating a lead sheet in Logic Pro X's Score Editor. It might be simpler to achieve than you think with the help of Jay Asher.
Here's a quick and useful tip by Jay Asher for Logic Pro X users demonstrating how to hide empty measures in Logic's Score Editor, so only the instruments playing are displayed.
There's lots of interesting new features in PreSonus Progression 3. This composing software for guitar, bass and drums includes a new chord library, notation features and effects from Studio One.