Sibelius 6 Essential Training

with Jenny Amaya
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Sibelius 6 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 5h 29m Beginner


In this course, author Jenny Amaya covers the ins and outs of creating, arranging, and publishing professional-looking scores using Avid's popular music notation software. Beginning with the basics of score creation and note entry, the course explains how to interface with a MIDI keyboard; edit note durations and pitches; and incorporate lyrics, tempo markings, and other text elements. Also included are tutorials on formatting your score and dynamic parts.

Topics include:
  • Navigating the Sibelius interface
  • Setting essential preferences
  • Controlling basic score playback
  • Performing contiguous and non-contiguous selections
  • Ensuring score readability and organization
  • Creating a new score
  • Adding time signatures and key signatures
  • Entering notes, rests, accidentals, and chords
  • Inputting notation with a MIDI keyboard
  • Creating and extending slurs and phrase marks
  • Saving time with quick key shortcuts
  • Printing and exporting a completed project
  • Sharing scores via the Scorch plug-in
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- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Jenny Amaya and I'd like to welcome you to Sibelius 6 Essential Training. In this course, I will walk you through how to create and edit your music in Sibelius. From score creation and note entry, all the way through printing a professional looking score and parts. To be successful in this course, you will need to have basic music fundamental skills. Including knowledge of musical notation. I'll start by giving you a broad overview of the Sibelius interface. Including a detailed look at Sibelius' thematic quick keys, so that you can quickly and easily make your way around the program.

Next, I will show you how to create a score and we will explore several different ways of inputting notes and other score objects. I will also give you some advanced insight into how to set up the default positions in styles of text, and other score objects, so that they appear where you want them when you want them. And so that they look exactly how you want them to look on the page. And finally, I will demonstrate how to format your score and it's parts, so that you can print and share you professional looking music with the world. So now, let's get started with Sibelius 6 Essential Training.

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