> From: Ryan Thompson <thompson.ryanc@GMAI...>
> Subject: [AMS-L] Sibelius UK closing
> Date: 1. August 2012 23:42:14 MESZ
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> While the going's on of any given corporation are not normally relevant to
> this group's discussion, I thought that this would be an exception. The
> studio that develops Sibelius just closed its doors, as you can read in the
> articles I have linked below. Regardless of which major program you prefer
> (I'm a Finale user myself), the competition between Sibelius and Finale has
> motivated many of the major developments in notation software, and it is to
> the community's benefit to have two programs available.
> http://www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc/2012/08/at-sibelius-software-the-last-staff-turn-out-the-lights.html >
> http://www.sibeliususers.org/ >
> I don't think this will affect us in the short-term, but it might a year
> down the road if Finale 2013 arrives without Sibelius 8 as a competitor.
> -Ryan Thompson
> Thompson.RyanC@gmai... > University of Minnesota
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