After you enter the notes, lyrics, and chords into a lead sheet, you will…probably want or need to make some small formatting adjustments to improve the…overall look of your score.…Let's take a look at the most common score parameters that might need some fine adjustment.…Now, the first thing I want to do is I want to set the measures per line.…You see that this is crowded, and I will admit that I have kind of messed this up a…little bit so that we'd have some work to do.…So I am going to choose the Selection tool, and remember, we can move a measure…from line to line by simply choosing the measure, and then using the Down arrow…to move that to the next line. I can use the Up arrow to move it back.…
Another way we can do this is the entire score all at once.…So I am going to go Command+A; that would be on the Mac, or a Control+A on the PC, and…I will select all. I will go up to the Utilities menu, and I am going to choose…Fit Measures, and I will choose Lock Layout with 4 Measures Per System.…
- 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
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m 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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