I’m a current Musescore user, evaluating Dorico as a possible alternative. I appreciate the free SE version as a way to evaluate buying other versions. I have a friend who swears by Dorico, for me, the main attraction is real time MIDI input, also the possibility of finer control over playback. Some of my questions may be affected by the fact that I’m evaluating using SE rather than a fancier version.
I’ve experimented with Dorico for a couple hours, getting real time input to work, but encountering numerous questions. Here are some of them:
Is it possible to set the count off duration for record?
Is it possible to set the metronome sound or volume?
Is it possible to loop a few bars in playback mode like you can in Musescore?
Is is possible to control how an articulation like staccato affects playback? In Musescore it shortens the note. It’s not perfect but it is useful.
Is it possible to control functions with CC controls from a MIDI keyboard. For instance, setting note duration in step record, starting and stopping recording in realtime input mode?