Genesis of a Cover (Episode 3)

In the last two episodes (#1, #2) I walked you through the journey of creating the cover for my musical editions. We looked at variations on a linear concept in Episode 1, and at an evolution of geometrical shapes in Episode 2. Today, we are reaching our goal, with a dramatic shift in direction. Let’sContinue reading “Genesis of a Cover (Episode 3)”

Genesis of a Cover (Episode 2)

In the previous episode, we analysed the first six design trials that brought to the genesis of the new cover for my editions. All of them were based on one or more lines positioned on the spread (that’s how we call two pages of an open book, for the non-initiated). Seeing how this design wasContinue reading “Genesis of a Cover (Episode 2)”

Genesis of a Cover (Episode 1)

To celebrate the signing of the distribution deal that will make my scores available for physical purchase, I decided to design a new cover for them, one that would be fresh, unique, and immediately recognisable. When I look at the hundreds of scores I have in my collection, I notice that, if I look atContinue reading “Genesis of a Cover (Episode 1)”

Nuovo libro su Sibelius

È con immenso piacere che comunico la pubblicazione del mio nuovo libro sulla notazione musicale, dedicato al software Avid Sibelius, chiamato Sibelius 2019 – Il manuale fantasma. Potete trovarlo qui. Che cos’è? Il titolo dice molto, in quando va a coprire la mancanza della documentazione in italiano degli ultimi aggiornamenti di Sibelius. Tradurre la documentazioneContinue reading “Nuovo libro su Sibelius”

A study on ties! Published!

I am very proud to announce that our first book in the “Sibelius Pro User” series has been published.   This first book takes care of “ties” and their realisation in Sibelius, with a brief comparison with Dorico.   You can fetch at a free preview of the first whole chapter here.   This firstContinue reading “A study on ties! Published!”