Learn how to notate musical scores ranging from simple lead sheets and guitar tablatures to detailed scores, bring them to life with instruments, and share them with an audience.
- [Voiceover] Hi I'm Rick Schmunk and I'd like to welcome you to Finale 2012 essential training. If you're an amateur or professional musician and you always wanted to notate and hear your compositions come to life then this is the course for you. We'll start off with the basics of entering notes and build up to adding lyrics, chord symbols, and tablature to create beautiful lead sheets. Then, we'll look at how we can use the score manager and linked parts to save you lots of time as you make changes and format your scores. We'll learn how to use the edit filter and smart find and paint to quickly copy expressions and articulations to the instruments in your scores.
Next, we'll explore how staff styles can be utilized to notate drum set and other rhythm section parts. Finally, we'll learn how to export midi, xml, and graphics files so that you can use your music and production and publishing programs and share it with your friends and colleagues. If you're ready to discover computer music notation at its best let's get started with Finale 2012 essentials.
- 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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