How to Create Expression Text in Sibelius 7


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Creating Expression text

The Expression Text Style in Sibelius is a Staff Text Style that is used for all dynamic markings and other words of expression, such as Espressivo and Legato. The Expression Text Style defaults to a position below the staff. It is italicized and it has a simple built-in way for you to create bold fonts for your dynamic markings. To input an expression, let's go ahead and start in Bar 1 with the Violin 1. Select the note that you're going to have that dynamic appear underneath and then you can select the Expression text from the Text Styles groups or you can also use its shortcut for Expression which is Ctrl+E.

So in the Text tab, here's the Styles, you can go down and there's Expression. So you can select it from there, and then Sibelius gives you that flashing cursor. Once you have the flashing cursor, you can right-click and choose the Dynamic or Expression from the Expression text word menu, and you'll notice that this word menu is quite different from the word ...

Creating Expression text
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Creating Expression text provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Jenny Amaya as part of the Sibelius 7 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Sibelius
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