Instrument Change on Same Staff

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Instrument Change on Same Staff

Post by dpdrummer14 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:31 pm

Hi all, sorry if this has been asked before!

Sibelius Ultimate / Win 10

I'm wondering if there's a good way to have instrument changes shown on a single staff AND have playback sample the new instrument during that section.

Example: I have a marimba staff where I need that same percussionist to switch to chimes for a small section and then go back to marimba afterwards.

I know I can just use text to label that the part should be played on chimes, but I want to make sure I also hear the chime's color through playback. Is this feasible? I can always write on separate staves as needed, but I was hoping to make it easier on the students bouncing between multiple instruments.

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Re: Instrument Change on Same Staff

Post by bobp » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:31 am

Should work as long as you are setting up the change properly. Double check in the manual.
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