Instrument Changes


My name is Keith and i was wondering if someone could help me out some instrument changes in Sibelius.  I'm VDL 2.5 and I have already made instrument changes from the Vibes to slapstick and several other places. 

I have four instances of Kontakt 5 available.  Im having trouble with making instrument changes on the Bass Drum/gong combo staff.  It will load the sound, i can play the part into the staff, but the instrument wont sound on playback. 

Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated. 


My setup includes:
Mac OS High Serria
Sibelius 7.1
WriteScore template
Kontakt 5
VDL 2.5
Korg Microkey
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Hi! When you're inputting the notes into the BD/Tam Tam staff, does it still fail to play the sounds if you continue to input sounds for several measures? There's a glitch in Sibelius where for some reason, sounds take anywhere from half a measure to a measure and a half to start sounding. But, once they start making a sound you can copy those sounds into the bar where your instrument change occurs and they'll play back. Just a weird glitch.

Not sure if this helps, but it's something I encounter and it's been talked about on official VDL videos.
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