Bagpipes Suite

Added 01 Jan 2011 (last updated 17 Jul 2017)

For use with Sibelius 6, Sibelius 7.1, Sibelius 7.5, Sibelius 8.x, Sibelius 18.x, Sibelius 19.x, Sibelius 20.x, Sibelius 21.x, Sibelius 22.x, Sibelius 23.x and Sibelius 24.x

A set of plugins, house styles, manuscript papers, and a document explaining various issues involved with notating music for the Great Highland Bagpipes.

Includes the plugins Add Pipe Ornaments and Add Pipe Ornaments 2, and Play Pipe Ornaments, among others.

The tools were developed with the help of pipers Janette Montague and Jim McGillivray, to both of whom this suite is dedicated.

Updated January 17, 2011. Updated PDF doc to include more descriptions for how to use the plugins, and fixed a bug in Repair Bagpipe Notation that caused only the first staff in the score to be processed.

Updated 25 April 2012. Fixed bug in Play Pipe Ornaments plugin that gave bad results if there were multiple ornaments in a bar and later ones started before the beat.

Updated 14 June 2012 to fix multiple keystroke bug in Sib 7 on Mac.

Updated 22 Feb 2013. Restored missing House Style and Manuscript Paper files to the zip file.

Updated 17 July 2017. Added support in Notation From Live Playback plugin for magnetic glisses in Sibelius 8.6 and later.

Plug-in written by Bob Zawalich.