Category Archives: Software

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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Altova Case Study

Recordare has been using Altova products such as XMLSpy and DiffDog for many years to help develop both the MusicXML format and our Dolet plug-ins. Now Altova has written up our experience as a case study and posted it on … 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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Prof. Michael Hammer

Michael Hammer was far and away my most influential computer science professor at MIT. And I had a lot of great professors there, both inside and outside of computer science. His far-too-early death last September shocked me. Most of the … 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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Cabrillo Festival 2008 – Triple Play

Saturday’s Cabrillo concert was another winner. It opened with a beautiful piece by Dorothy Chang, moved on to an intriguing work by Mason Bates, and concluded with a spectacular percussion concerto by John Corigliano with Evelyn Glennie as soloist. I … Continue reading

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