Adding chord symbols


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Adding chord symbols

Many popular music styles rely on an improvised accompaniment. For instruments like guitar, piano, and bass, that means your scores need to have chord changes. Let's take a look at how you add chords to a score in Finale. So please open the files that are in the 4_08 folder, and tile and arrange them as we have done in past videos. To add chords in Finale, you need to choose the Chord tool; it looks like the CM7 icon on the toolbar. Then to enter a chord, click a note, and you will notice the blinking cursor above the note, and you can type the chord symbol. In this case, we can just type an F, and then to enter that chord, you can either hit the Return key to enter that, or if you want to enter the chord, and then go on to the next note to add another chord, you can hit the Spacebar to move forward.

In this case, I need to go all the way to the beginning of the next bar, and I can do that by pressing the Tab key. I can type a B Flat, and this time I will advance all the way over to th...

Adding chord symbols
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Adding chord symbols provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Finale 2012 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Finale
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