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dorico custom instrument groups

To add custom instruments, you need to modify some XML files under /Applications/Dorico Only do this if you're comfortable doing something like that!

I have included the complete file contents here so you can just replace the existing files on disk. You will overwrite the following files in the Resources folder:

This configuration will create a new "Parts" instrument group at the top of the list. It provides three instruments:

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Created Apr 7, 2019
dorico custom instruments

To add custom instruments, you need to modify some XML files under /Applications/Dorico Only do this if you're comfortable doing something like that!

For instruments.xml and instrumentnames_en.xml, you will add new entries. I placed them after the Pianoforte entry.

If your computer isn't set to English, choose the correct localization file for your system.

For instrumentFamiliesDefinitions.xml you will replace the existing keyboards entry (essentially you add instrument.keyboard.piano.alias.part to the <instrumentDefinitionIDs> element for Keyboards.

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