I was recently talking to my mentor about my approach to developing full orchestrations outside the DAW. For simple arrangements, I’m very comfortable working directly in Logic Pro, but whenever I want to craft something more intricate, I prefer to do my writing in MuseScore, then play the parts into Logic once the complete orchestration is ready.
as we spoke about this approach, my mentor asked if I’d be willing to do a YouTube Live session with him to walk people through my workflow. Here’s that video:
Update on MuseScore
With this in mind, I’ve removed both MuseScore and Audacity from all of my computers and am currently investigating the best commercial alternatives.
Read more on this here.
MuseScore(Link removed – see update above)
- Dorico – The best alternative to MuseScore (although not free!)
- My mentor’s YouTube channel