Category Archives: Music Business

Five Years at MakeMusic

Today marks my fifth anniversary at MakeMusic. So how have things worked out since then? We have made great progress, and there is still much more work ahead of us. Continue reading

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Dolet MusicXML Updates, Sibelius Upheaval

On Tuesday, MakeMusic released the latest updates to the Dolet MusicXML plug-ins for Finale and Sibelius. On the same day, Avid was shutting down Sibelius’s development office in London. Continue reading

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Digital Sheet Music Panel at SF MusicTech Summit #8

On Monday, May 9 there will be a special event at the 8th SF MusicTech Summit in San Francisco. I will be participating in SF MusicTech’s first-ever panel discussion on digital sheet music and music notation. Continue reading

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Herb Pomeroy: “I don’t believe in recorded music.”

“I don’t believe in recorded music. I don’t believe in the act of recording music. I believe that music is so precious that it should only be heard by the musicians who’ve given their life to play it, and the listeners that would drive 200 miles through snow to listen to it.” Continue reading

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Musikmesse 2009 in Frankfurt

Musikmesse was held earlier this month in Frankfurt. This is the big European music instruments show, similar to NAMM in Anaheim for the USA. It has been three years since I last attended Musikmesse, so this was a great chance … Continue reading

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EMI Digital Shakeup

It’s been interesting watching EMI’s digital efforts from afar. Here was a record label that actually hired people like Douglas Merrill and Cory Ondrejka with flashy Silicon Valley high-tech resumes and chartered them to start innovating in digital sales and … Continue reading

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