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finale and cubase

Post by scorn » Sat May 25, 2019 11:18 am

hi
i've been using cubase for a while and finale too , and i always have the same problem when it comes to write down the score
of course cubase is worthless at scoring , so i write the whole score on finale

can you tell me the best and fastest solution to write the score from cubase?
i heard that there is dorico , does anyone ever tried this soft , and is it worthit compared to finale?

i tried to export a file from cubase and import it through finale , never worked so far..

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Re: finale and cubase

Post by michelp » Sat May 25, 2019 11:37 am

Have you tried to export a MusicXML file from Cubase, a format that Finale can import ?
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Re: finale and cubase

Post by MikeHalloran » Mon May 27, 2019 4:02 pm

Dorico does not integrate into Cubase according to the many complaints on the Dorico forum. It’s on the list of things to be done someday...

Dorico’s MusicXML implementation leaves a lot to be desired — improvement is also on the list, hopefully with a higher priority.

Cubase Pro is the only version that supports MusicXML. Here is the feature list from Steinberg Support:
https://steinberg.help/cubase_pro_artis ... ing_c.html
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Re: finale and cubase

Post by scorn » Mon May 27, 2019 4:37 pm

ok
i think that the dream of exporting a file from cubase or nuendo and opening it in finale , will never happen
it should be sooooo good , not to have to write down all the tracks , just click and go
nothing is easy in this cruel world Image

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Re: finale and cubase

Post by zuill » Mon May 27, 2019 5:05 pm

How about MIDI files? Then you'll at least have the notes. That's a time saver of sorts.

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Re: finale and cubase

Post by michelp » Mon May 27, 2019 5:42 pm

Or, as Mike mentioned, update to Cubase PRO, which handles MusicXML.
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Re: finale and cubase

Post by apkyburz » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:02 pm

A late post, but you might consider Tim Davies' approach.

He's an AA motion-picture orchestrator/conductor and his professional life is centered around putting film-composer's DAW-files into Finale.

Here is his video about it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeCuJfXhS9s&t=2757s

He works from DP to finale, but I adapted his workflow to Cubase.

Feel free to shoot me a pm if you have any questions about it, I might be able to help you.

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Re: finale and cubase

Post by BuonTempi » Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:29 am

scorn wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 11:18 am
can you tell me the best and fastest solution to write the score from cubase?
i heard that there is dorico , does anyone ever tried this soft , and is it worthit compared to finale?
Here's Alan Silvestri's workflow from Cubase to Dorico.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrDqGEQux7g

Currently, you can drag MIDI directly from Cubase into Dorico. Markers and Tempo tracks in MIDI files are also imported.
Dorico imports XML very well, but exports it poorly.

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