Category Archives: MusicXML

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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Finale 2014 File Format

On November 4, MakeMusic released Finale 2014, the latest update to our flagship music notation software. One of the most prominent features of Finale 2014 is its brand new file format which is now forward and backward compatible. Continue reading

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A Musical April – Beethoven, Handel, Musikmesse

April is turning into a very musical month. First, a marvelous San Francisco Symphony program of Handel and Mozart. On Tuesday, the release of the first recording I’ve made with the Chorus: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. The next day, Musikmesse begins in Frankfurt. Continue reading

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MusicXML Meeting at NAMM 2013

MakeMusic is pleased to be hosting the first-ever MusicXML community meeting at this year’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The meeting will be held on Friday, January 25 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Anaheim Hilton. Continue reading

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MusicXML at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

I was delighted to learn from Gavan Reilly about MusicXML’s use at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition underway in Dublin, Ireland. At Stand 4207, student Mary Spillane is presenting her work on “Investigating methods of automatically classifying sheet music according to difficulty.” 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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MusicXML Presentations at NAMM 2012

The annual NAMM show is set to begin in Anaheim, California on Thursday. Each day I’ll be giving a MusicXML presentation and demonstration, together with Finale product manager Justin Phillips. Continue reading

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First Day at MakeMusic

Today was closing day for MakeMusic’s acquisition of selected Recordare assets, including the MusicXML format and Dolet plug-ins. This was also my first day in my new role of Director of Digital Sheet Music at MakeMusic. Continue reading

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