Apologies if a thread on this exists, although I couldn’t find one.
I imported an existing multi-movement piece for brass quintet into Dorico via Music XML. I imported each movement into a flow of its own. The trumpets switch back and forth between Eb, C, Bb, and Piccolo trumpets in movements (never in the middle of a movement). When the files were imported, the different trumpets were added as separate players, collecting together into parts the movements using the same trumpets. To take advantage of Dorico’s single-player/multi-instrument feature and create a single part for the trumpets, I attempted adding the different trumpets into one, using the “trumpet player” from the first movement as the base player and clicking “Add Instrument to Player” from the other trumpets in Setup mode. I have also tried simply dragging and dropping. Each time I attempt the program immediately crashes. When that failed, I attempted creating a blank trumpet player as the base, and adding the different trumpet instruments to that player. Same result.
I am new to Dorico, so perhaps I am going about this the wrong way, but it seems the “Add Instrument to Player” feature is unable to handle this situation. Any help would be appreciated.