Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

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NickPar123
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Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by NickPar123 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:17 am

Hello.

I have noticed something in my playback that I haven't encountered before. When I change the volume of parts in the Mixer Panel, two things occur:
1. I have to click on each of the volume buttons for the change to occur
2. When I finish the song, and playback from the beginning, I have to reclick each of the buttons
It's like whatever changes I make to the volume sliders don't permanently change in Playback. I am not sure what is going on. Is it something I'm missing, like a setting, or a glitch in Sibelius. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks, Nick

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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by bobp » Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:44 am

Some instruments respond better to the faders that others. Distortion guitar ONLY responds to it's fader. I tend to leave the faders alone and use dynamics in the score. Well, except for timpani with full orchestra. Then I have to use ff or fff with the fader full up.
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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by NickPar123 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:49 am

Thanks for responding Bob.

I'm not working on pieces for full orchestra as of yet. I write mostly love song duets *male & female voices*, with accompaniment, such as flutes, violins and harps. I do slightly change the reverb and chorus for each. I couldn't see though how that would make any difference. I haven't written any pieces for guitar, and used a drum set in only a few of my non-love song works.

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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by MikeLyons » Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:07 am

Turn off 'Live Playback'. Does that make a difference? Live playback will largely ignore both faders and dynamics in favour of the live playback data.
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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by NickPar123 » Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:49 am

Thanks for the reply Mike.

I'll check tomorrow if turning off Live Playback makes a difference. Where was it again?

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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by MikeLyons » Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:14 pm

Play-->Live Playback
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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by NickPar123 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:56 am

Live Playback didn't make a difference, as far as anything permanent. Turning it off works, but when I play it from the beginning, I have the same issue. I have dynamics set for all parts but the two vocal ones.

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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by MikeLyons » Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:03 am

It would be much esier to diagnose if we could see the actual score.
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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by NickPar123 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:32 pm

I'm not sure how to post an image page of the score itself though, nor a URL *which you didn't mention though*

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Re: Issues with Mixer Panel and Playback volumes

Post by KJ_Palmer » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:18 pm

When you hit the Post a Reply button there are various options for inserting URLs, or you can use Upload attachment and attach a screenshot as an image file.

Perhaps more useful would be attach a .zip file of your Sibelius file to enable forum members to look at the score.
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