[MacOS & Windows]
Groove are handwritten music and text fonts for Dorico with lots of personality. Nothing else will get you as close to the look and feel of the classic Broadway scores in the style of West-Coast copyists.
INSTALLING GROOVE FONTS
It’s very easy to install Groove fonts since they come with installers for both macOS and Windows users:
APPLYING GROOVE TO YOUR SIBELIUS SCORE
Run Sibelius, open your score, go to: Appearance>House Style>Import… choose Groove from the list of the house-styles. That’s it!
APPLYING GROOVE TO YOUR FINALE SCORE
- First, it is important that you add in alphabetic order the word : GrooveMM to the file: MacSymbolFonts.txt found in the folder : Configuration Files;macOS: /Users/(YourUserName)/Library/Application Support/MakeMusic/Finale/Configuration Files or: /Users/(YourUserName)/Library/Application Support/MakeMusic/Finale 26/Configuration Files/ Windows: C:Users(YourUserName)AppDataRoamingMakeMusicFinaleConfiguration Files or: C:Users(YourUserName)AppDataRoamingMakeMusicFinale 26Configuration Files
- Then, go to Finale>Preferences>Open… make sure that: “Automatically Sync Files to Symbols Fonts List” is checked;
- Go to File>Load Library…choose:’GrooveMM.lib‘ click OK.