For a large-scale orchestral work, I’m using a mix of Logic, Staffpad, and Dorico, with Dorico as the “source of truth” for the whole project—that is: when all is said and done, I want it in Dorico. However, that means that I’m regularly pulling in work from Staffpad via MusicXML. My first attempt at this hit a number of issues, specifically:
- Not merging players and instruments successfully (as discussed here)—this seems like something I should probably be able to do on the authoring side in Staffpad?
- Having an odd issue with an extraneous eighth note rest midway through the imported flow—this seems like it’s probably a bug in either Staffpad’s export or Dorico’s import, and I’m slightly suspicious of the former, but don’t have a good way to validate that suspicion.
Are there any guides/known patterns/other tips for success and avoiding the above kinds of issues beyond the docs (which I’ve read thoroughly!)?