Composing for Video Games: What You Need to Know

Composing for Video Games: What You Need to Know

Here on the Dorico blog, we’ve discussed before how the rise of new forms of media, combined with the advent of technologies such as composing software, have created entirely unprecedented avenues of creative possibility for musicians and composers. Here, we explore...
Is There Such a Thing as Musical Dyslexia?

Is There Such a Thing as Musical Dyslexia?

From songwriting powerhouse Irving Berlin to film scoring linchpin Danny Elfman, the world of professional music has seen several figures rise to the top of their field without being able to read or write a single line of music notation. Most often, this is a result...
The Music Library Dilemma – Should You Submit Your Work?

The Music Library Dilemma – Should You Submit Your Work?

When you’re an aspiring composer, you can be as talented as they come, with access to cutting-edge resources and the best notation software, but there are some challenges that you are still likely to encounter. More often than not, it will take a while for your music...
The 2018 Oscars: A Musical Roundup

The 2018 Oscars: A Musical Roundup

In some ways, the art of film scoring has changed a great deal over the decades, as the lavish production values of Hollywood’s golden age gave way to a new generation armed with computers and music scoring software. Look a little closer, however, and you’ll realise...
Will Technology Revolutionise Our Music Classrooms?

Will Technology Revolutionise Our Music Classrooms?

It shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise to learn that, for the team behind Dorico, the intersection of music and technology is rich with ground-breaking potential – and music education is one of the fields that could stand to benefit the most from these new...
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