In part 3 of our series exploring the pros and cons of notation software, we look at how your workflow – the way you use the software – can affect the music you write.
Notation programmes – like Sibelius, Dorico and Finale – are useful tools for composers. But make sure you are writing to the full potential of the musicians you’re writing for, and not the weaknesses of the software.
Cutting and pasting
Writing bar by bar
Final thoughts on notation software