Join Rick Schmunk for an in-depth discussion in this video HyperScribe entry, part of Finale 2012 Essential Training.
The ability to record one track of audio into a Finale score allows you…to record a solo, a vocal melody, or place an important part with a real instrument.…This will allow you to create a more complete and better-sounding final version…of your score. So let's start by creating a default score.…I'll go up to File > New > Default Document.…And to get ready to record, I am actually going to go into Studio view. This is…where we can actually view the audio track.…And then I am going to go to the MIDI Audio menu, choose Audio Track > Add Audio Track.…Now we see that this is where the audio will display here in a minute.…
Next thing I am going to want to do is check my recording level.…So I am going to go back into MIDI Audio > Device Setup > Audio Setup, and now…as I talk, you can see the signal in here.…Now if we get in the green, you've got a good level.…So our Mic Source in this case is an audio interface.…If you click on this, we'll see other options.…Now if you have a USB microphone and it's plugged in, you should see it here, or if…
- 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
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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