Category Archives: MusicXML

Coming Up: Madama Butterfly

There is a reason why some operas are so beloved and so often performed. While there are many great operas in the world, in and out of the repertoire, some works go beyond with a transcendent synthesis of music and … Continue reading

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Dolet 4.7 for Finale Now Available

Recordare has released version 4.7 of our Dolet for Finale plug-in. The big new feature in this release is support for reading and writing Open Score Format (OSF) files. Open Score Format is a new format for distribution, interchange, and … Continue reading

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Dolet 4.6 for Finale Now Available

I hope that everyone had a happy holiday season and new year! To start off the new year, Recordare has released version 4.6 of our Dolet for Finale plug-in. Dolet is a plug-in for the Finale music notation program that … Continue reading

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ISMIR 2008 Wrapup

Last week’s ISMIR 2008 conference on music information retrieval was another grand success. It was great to meet several people who I had only corresponded with before on the MusicXML developer mailing list, including Geoff Chirgwin, Joachim Ganseman, and Phil … Continue reading

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Coming Up: ISMIR 2008

Next week is the annual International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, known as ISMIR for short. It started out 8 years ago as a symposium in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Since then it has grown into a full-fledged conference, but the ISMIR … Continue reading

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MusicXML – The Next Generation

Recordare completed our September product launches yesterday. In the past two weeks we have released: Dolet 4 for Sibelius, our plug-in for saving MusicXML files from Sibelius. This version works with Sibelius 5, saves MusicXML 2.0 files, and has a … Continue reading

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Lazy XML Design

A lot of the success of the MusicXML format has come from its iterative development, driven by the increasingly sophisticated needs of our customers and their applications. MusicXML 1.0 started out by representing musical semantics with some formatting data. This … Continue reading

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MusicXML Support in MaxScore and BrailleMUSE

MusicXML is drawing ever closer to support by 100 applications. I recently heard about two new applications that have added MusicXML support: MaxScore is a Max object that adds music notation to the Max/MSP system, including export to MusicXML files. … Continue reading

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