Bow vibraphone in Noteperformer 3.3.2

Hello Dorico community.
Thank you for the support.
I would like to know how to play the bow with the vibraphone.
I cannot understand the procedure for making play.

  • Windows 10
  • Dorico 3.5
    -NotePerformer 3.3

It is possible, but you have to modify the provide Expression Map. I’ve done it before. You can check this thread:

Basically you have to adjust CC 18 to value 30. Just be sure to read it carefully and don’t repeat my mistakes!


Hi Lucas, thank you very much for the reply. I have followed all the instructions but I cannot go further.
Look at the pictures
I hope I did everything right.
Thank you

I think you also have to include “Natural” into the mutual exclusion group (I guess you created the group named “Auto”). Also, your VibrArco technique is not an alias of Bowed. Leave it as (Unset)

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IIRC the easiest way (avoid modifying the ExMap) is to set up the bowed instrument on its own channel (use override in the NP mixer) and then just change instrument in Dorico to switch between bowed and normal playing.

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Many thanks for your advice.
I solved the problem by including “Natural”.

Thanks again