Category Archives: music

First Update to Sib 7

The first update: Daniel’s Blog I got my copy in the mail yesterday. Registering was the usual pain of navigating Avid web pages filled with incorrect instructions and misleading wording… For all the hype of trying to get new customers, … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer

Listen to this: Morning Prayer by Ed Sharpe. (Be sure to click on the mp3 button on the ScoreExchange page.) I have only one question for now: Where can I buy the CD? There is today being created, for anyone … Continue reading

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That other Sibelius 7

Herbert von Karajan, IMO, the best interpreter of this, my favorite symphony: Wonder who this disgruntled listener is who thinks the von Karajan recordings are too slow…? I’ve always found the tempo and intensity to be the strength of his … Continue reading

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Sibelius 7 is upon us

I downloaded the demo and must admit, despite there being a steeper learning curve than from version 5 to 6, I think I like what I see so far. I’m not a buying v.0 kind of guy, and I think … Continue reading

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12-tone Composition challenge

I have suggested at SonsofSibelius that composers challenge themselves by composing something utilizing the 12-tone method of composition. I think a lot of creativity is locked up in our own personal rules and limitations and that by smashing through our … Continue reading

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