If you're involved in any contemporary music style it's likely that you will…want to add drum set or percussion parts to your scores, because a single drum…set or percussion part may include multiple instruments.…The setup of percussion instruments in Finale is a bit more complicated than…that for other instruments.…So let's start by creating a score for drum set.…So let's go up to the File menu and choose New > Document With Setup Wizard.…I am going to click the Next button and go to the Instrument Selection page and…I'll go down to Percussion and then I will choose a Drum Set instrument.…
Click Add, Next, and then we don't need any score information, so I will…say Next and Finished.…So notice the Drum Set part opens and that we have a neutral staff.…So it doesn't matter what key the score is in, drum set parts will always have…this neutral staff and no key signature.…Now before we enter any notes I want to show you how the notes are laid out on the staff.…So I am going to go to the Score Manager.…
- 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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