Join Rick Schmunk for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing expressions, part of Finale 2012 Essential Training.
Finale contains the most commonly used text expressions to indicate to the…performer aspects of tempo or music expression, but it's impossible that the…program could include the expressions using all styles and genres of music.…So at some point you'll need an expression that's not available and need to…create a new custom expression.…So, if you would, go ahead and open the file in the 8_05 folder, and let's add a…tempo mark to start off with.…I will see that it's missing from this particular score.…So I'm going to choose the Expression tool. Go ahead and double-click this first…measure, and this opens up the Expression Selection dialog.…
Now when I'm going to create an expression, I'm going to put it in the category…that it belongs in, because that's going to help us in terms of some of the…properties of that particular expression, and the formatting.…So I'm going to go to Tempo Marks, I am going to go down to the bottom, and I'm…going to choose Create Tempo Mark.…So this opens up the Expression Designer dialog, and I'm going to go ahead…
- 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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