Author Scott Hirsch demonstrates how Logic Pro 10.3 can seamlessly import music XML files from other apps. Here he imports a four-track composition from Sibelius using the import MusicXML feature.
- [Instructor] While it's not the most sexy new feature in…the bullet point list of what's new in Logic 10.3,…the ability for Logic to import music XML files…has some very large repercussions in terms of…collaborating with outside software.…In other words, it's a huge enhancement…worth mentioning and demonstrating.…I'll work here by importing an MXL file from Sibelius,…one of the most popular notation softwares…heavily in use among professional composers.…
Keep in mind, Sibelius is an Avid product,…the company that makes Pro Tools.…So here is a screenshot of…the Sibelius score we're going to import.…You can see it's a pretty complex score…containing four parts.…Flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon.…It's got some varying time signatures…moving from 3/4 to 4/4.…It's got, you know, a lot of accidentals…and it's even got some dynamics,…some velocity changes over the course of the composition.…
So back in Logic, to import this type of file,…we'll go up to file, import, and now we have Music XML…as one of the options we can import.…
Join Scott Hirsch as explores features from the most recent versions. He guides you through using the Touch Bar, Track Alternatives, selection-based processing, the Alchemy and Gobbler integration, flex pitching, and more. Learn how to work offline with the Share to GarageBand option. See how to use the Drum Machine Designer to apply new arrangement marker techniques. Discover how to back up and share your Logic projects with the outside world using the new integration with Gobbler and Apple Connect. Take a look at new overlapping recording modes for both cycle and non-cycle modes. Tour an improved Retro Synth and the brand-new Mellotron software instrument along with powerful MIDI editing and sequencer features in the revamped Piano Roll Editor. Preview the enhanced mixer which now comes with VCA faders and easy viewing of your Track Stack components. Many more enhancements are also explored as Scott covers the capabilities found in these upgrades.
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Q: This course was updated on 09/08/2015. What changed?
A: We added a brand new chapter called "What's New in 10.2?" that covers Alchemy and Gobbler integration, sharing on SoundCloud and Apple Connect, new drum loops and genres in Drum Designer, editing improvements, and the new arrangement markers in Logic Pro X 10.2.
Q: This course was updated on 03/01/2016. What changed?
A: We added six movies to cover the new features in Logic Pro X 10.2.1, including flex pitching and Drum Machine Designer enhancements. See Chapter 3 for the complete list.
This course was updated on 02/23/2017. What changed?
The features in 10.3 are now included as topics of this course.