Join Rick Schmunk for an in-depth discussion in this video Articulations, part of Finale 2012 Essential Training.
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Adding articulations and expressions to a score clearly communicates to the…performers how the composer or arranger intents for them to perform or…interpret their parts.…We learned how to add expressions in an earlier video, so now let's take a look…at how to add articulations.…So if you would please open up both files in the 8_02 folder and tile and…arrange them as we have in past videos.…So to add an articulation in Finale, we need to use the Articulation tool, and it…looks like a whole note with a long accent above it.…So I'll choose that. And then in the example score I see that I've got a tenuto…marking over this first F in the oboe part, so I'm going to drop down and add…that same marking in our working file.…
So I'll click once on the note there and that brings us to the Articulation…Selection dialog, and you can see that we have a bunch of articulations. And you…can take the scrollbar, scan down if you want to look at what we've got, but you can…see there is a whole lot of them.…Now in this case we want this accent marking right here in the seventh slot, so…
- Setting up the hardware and software
- Creating a Finale score document
- Importing files
- Viewing and navigating documents
- Entering and editing notes with the mouse, keyboard, and real or virtual instruments
- Understanding measuring basics and music spacing
- Adding lyrics
- Notating music on a grand staff
- Notating choral music with layers
- Notating for guitar, including tablature and Smart Shapes
- Recording in real time
- Adding expressions and articulations
- Formatting scores
- Printing scores
- Exporting documents
Skill Level Beginner
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Film Scoring with Pro Toolswith Christopher Brooks2h 38m Intermediate
1. Hardware and Software Setup
2. Creating a Finale Document/Score
3. Navigating and Viewing Documents
4. Creating Lead Sheets and Other Simple Documents
5. Notating Music on a Grand Staff
6. Notating Choral and Other Polyphonic Music
7. Recording Real-Time Notation
8. Working with Scores
9. Working with Scores, Part 2 (Medium Score with Rhythm Section)
10. Advanced Formatting
11. Notating Music for Guitar: Tab, Fretboards, and Smart Shapes
12. Exporting Document Regions or Pages as Graphic Files
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