Finale 2014: A Trailblazer Guide [Raamat]

  • Formaat: Paperback, 429 pages, kõrgus x laius x paksus: 229x178x24 mm, kaal: 694 g, 600+ Images with Screenshots and Musical Examples
  • Tüüp: Raamat
  • Ilmumisaeg: 01-Oct-2013
  • Kirjastus: Penelope Press
  • Keel: Inglise
  • ISBN-10: 0981473172
  • ISBN-13: 9780981473178
  • Formaat: Paperback, 429 pages, kõrgus x laius x paksus: 229x178x24 mm, kaal: 694 g, 600+ Images with Screenshots and Musical Examples
  • Tüüp: Raamat
  • Ilmumisaeg: 01-Oct-2013
  • Kirjastus: Penelope Press
  • Keel: Inglise
  • ISBN-10: 0981473172
  • ISBN-13: 9780981473178
(Book). Revised and updated for Finale 2012, this guide offers clear, step-by-step methods for creating beautiful scores with ease. Master the essentials and learn to take advantage of Finale's incredible power by focusing on the tools you need and ignoring the ones you don't. Increase productivity: readers will find a concise overview of Finale's framework followed by a guide to the everyday tricks and shortcuts that make using Finale a breeze. Learn from an expert: author Mark Johnson draws from his many years of experience working with composers, educators, engravers and students, giving you the expert guidance you need to get the very most out of Finale. In Finale 2012: A Trailblazer Guide, you will learn all about the latest Finale features including how to master Finale 2012's new revolutionary ScoreManager, which grants unprecedented control over orchestration and playback sounds, learn about Finale 2012's new Instrument paradigm, quickly and easily add mid-score instrument changes, benefit from Finale's new support for Unicode fonts, add harmonic analysis and figured bass, and get the most out of the many other improvements to Finale 2012. You will also learn about features from other recent versions including how to take advantage of Finale's new staff layout and editing options, quickly and easily do all the things that once required "optimization," enter lyrics using Finale's new lyric entry features, learn about Finale's improved percussion features, assign and use metatools with blazing speed, and much, much more.
Who This Book is For xi
How This Book is Organized xii
What's Changed Since 2012? xiii
Where's my ? Tool? - 2014 Tool Reference
xv
What changed in 2012b?
xv
What's Changed Since 2011? xvi
What's Changed Since 2010? xvii
1 Getting Started 1(18)
Before You Begin
1(4)
Your Finale Package
1(3)
Method to the Madness
4(1)
Where is the Finale 2014 Folder?
5(1)
Getting Around in Finale
5(9)
A Tool-Based Program
5(3)
The Menus
8(1)
Basic Finale Vocabulary
8(1)
Scroll View
9(1)
Studio View
10(1)
Page View
11(1)
Display Colors
12(1)
Navigation Tools
13(1)
Other Finale Conventions
14(5)
Measurement Units
14(1)
Document and Preferences
15(4)
2 Beginning a New Score 19(32)
Opening a New Document
19(6)
Starting a Score with the Document Setup Wizard
20(4)
New Default Document
24(1)
Document from Template
25(1)
Document Without Libraries
25(1)
Exercise Wizard
25(1)
Starting from Printed Sheet Music (Scanning)
25(1)
Customize Your Document
25(8)
To Add and Insert Measures
26(1)
Changing the Key Signature
26(1)
Changing the Time Signature
27(1)
Adding, Removing, and Changing Instruments
28(1)
Changing the Clef
29(1)
Changing the Tempo Marking
30(1)
Adding or Removing a Pickup Measure
30(1)
Showing or Hiding Measure Numbers
31(1)
Changing a Staff's Playback Instrument
32(1)
Enter and Modify Text (title, Composer, Copyright)
33(5)
Entering Text Blocks
33(1)
Editing a Text Block
34(2)
Page Numbers
36(1)
Other Text Tool Tricks
37(1)
Introduction to Regional Selection and Editing
38(4)
Selecting Regions
39(1)
Copying Music
40(1)
Inserting Music
40(1)
Clearing Music
41(1)
Deleting Measures
41(1)
Introduction to Page Layout
42(9)
Editing Staff and System Spacing
43(3)
Moving Measures Across Systems
46(1)
Resizing a Page
47(1)
Redefining Pages and Page Format for Score
47(1)
Page Size, Orientation, and Printing
48(3)
3 Note Entry, Articulations, and Expressions 51(40)
The Simple Entry Tool
52(12)
Entering Notes in Simple Entry with a Mouse
52(4)
Editing Notes in Simple Entry
56(2)
Entering Notes in Simple Entry with your Computer Keyboard
58(4)
Entering More Than One Voice Using Layers
62(2)
Entering Notes and Rests with Speedy Entry
64(8)
Navigation in Speedy Entry
64(1)
Speedy Entry Without a MIDI Keyboard
65(4)
Speedy Entry with a MIDI Keyboard
69(3)
Entering Articulations
72(7)
Basic Articulation Entry
72(1)
Metatools
73(1)
Using the "Add Again" Metatool
73(1)
Programming a Metatool
74(1)
Entering an Articulation on Several Notes at Once
74(1)
Adding New Articulations to the Library
74(1)
Editing Articulations
75(1)
Transferring Articulations Between Documents
76(1)
Articulation Positioning
77(1)
Defining Articulations for Playback
77(1)
Copying Articulations Within Your Score
78(1)
Automatically Copy Articulations to Similar Rhythmic Passages
79(1)
Entering Expressions
79(12)
Dynamic Markings
80(1)
Rehearsal Marks
81(1)
Tempo Marks
82(1)
Metatools
83(1)
Programming an Expression Metatool
83(1)
Creating a Text Expression
83(1)
Changing the Appearance of Expression Categories
84(1)
Aligning and Positioning Expressions
85(1)
Defining an Expression for Playback
86(1)
Transferring Expressions Between Documents
87(1)
Creating a Simple Arrangement
88(3)
4 Advanced Note Entry, Chords, and Lyrics 91(29)
Real-Time Entry: HyperScribe
91(9)
Playing into the Score Along with a Metronome Click
92(3)
Playing into the Score While Tapping the Tempo
95(2)
Recording into Two Staves at Once
97(1)
Using HyperScribe with a MIDI Guitar
98(1)
Playback (recording playback data)
98(1)
MicNotator
99(1)
Working with Chord Symbols
100(8)
Entering Chord Symbols
100(4)
Chord Symbol Metatools
104(1)
Creating and Editing Chord Suffixes
104(1)
Changing Chord Fonts
105(1)
Chord Symbol Positioning
106(1)
Fretboard Diagrams
106(1)
Adding and Removing Capo Chords
107(1)
Transferring Custom Chord Libraries Between Documents
108(1)
Entering Lyrics
108(9)
Typing Lyrics into the Score
108(1)
Click Assignment
109(2)
Setting or Changing the Font for Lyrics
111(1)
Positioning Lyrics
112(1)
Editing Lyrics
113(3)
Verse Numbers
116(1)
Beam to Lyrics
116(1)
Creating a Lead Sheet
117(3)
5 Clefs, Key Signatures, and Time Signatures 120(27)
Working with Clefs
120(8)
Changing the Clef at the Beginning of a Measure
121(1)
Entering Mid-Measure Clefs
122(1)
Clef Metatools
123(1)
Clef Spacing and Placement
124(1)
Showing or Hiding Clefs and Courtesy Clefs
125(1)
Creating a Custom Clef (the Clef Designer)
126(1)
Transferring Custom Cleft Between Documents
127(1)
Key Signatures
128(7)
Entering and Changing the Key Signature
128(3)
Spacing Key Signatures
131(1)
Showing and Hiding a Key Signature in Staves and Measures
132(1)
Showing or Hiding Courtesy Key Signatures
133(1)
Outgoing Key Signatures
133(1)
Nonstandard Key Signatures
134(1)
Time Signatures
135(12)
Entering and Changing the Time Signature
135(3)
Beaming Patterns and Time Signatures
138(2)
Spacing Time Signatures
140(1)
Showing and Hiding Time Signatures in Staves or Measures
141(1)
Showing or Hiding Courtesy Time Signatures
141(1)
Multiple Time Signatures
141(1)
Large Time Signatures
142(2)
Pickup Measures Within a Score
144(1)
Isorhythmic Notation
145(2)
6 Slurs, Hairpins, Other Shapes and Repeats 147(28)
Introduction to Smart Shapes
147(12)
General Smart Shape Editing
149(1)
The Smart Shape Context Menu
150(1)
Slurs
151(4)
Engraver Slurs
155(1)
Hairpins (Crescendos and Decrescendos)
156(3)
Other Smart Shapes
159(7)
Trills and Trill Extensions
159(1)
Ottavas (8va/8vb) and l5va/l5vb
159(1)
Glissandi and Tab Slides
160(1)
Bend Hats and Guitar Bends
161(1)
Brackets and Lines
162(1)
Custom Smart Shapes
163(1)
Creating Custom Smart Shapes
164(1)
Copying Smart Shapes
165(1)
Automatically Copy Smart Shapes to Rhythmically Identical Passages
166(1)
Defining Repeats
166(9)
Basic Repeat Creation and Editing
167(4)
D.S. al Coda/Fine
171(1)
Creating Custom Text Repeats
172(1)
Resolving Infinite Loops
172(1)
Play Nth Time Only
173(2)
7 Multiple-Instrument Scores 175(29)
Working with Multiple Staves
176(7)
Customizing the Score Order
176(1)
Respacing Staves
177(1)
Resizing Staff Systems
178(1)
Working with Barlines
179(3)
Customizing Staff Viewing: Staff Sets
182(1)
Staff Groups
183(3)
Adding Groups
184(2)
Removing Barlines Between Staves
186(1)
Expressions and Text Repeats in Multiple-Stave Documents
186(4)
Assigning Expressions to Multiple Staves
187(3)
Score List Expression Positioning
190(1)
Copying Expressions
190(1)
Other Tricks for Mpltiple-Stave Scores
190(3)
Viewing Several Regions of Your Score on the Screen
190(1)
Adding Cue Notes Automatically
191(2)
Global Staff Attributes Plug-in
193(1)
Working with Linked Parts
193(11)
Generating Linked Parts
195(2)
Navigating Linked Parts
197(1)
Markings in Linked Parts
197(1)
Setting the Page Format for Linked Parts
198(1)
Part Voicing
199(1)
Other Linked Part Details
200(1)
Extracting Parts
201(3)
8 Alternate Notation, Staff Management, and Tab 204(35)
Staff Setup for Slash, Rhythmic, and Other Notation Styles
204(6)
Slash and Rhythmic Notation
205(2)
Managing Playback for Staves with Slash or Rhythmic Notation
207(1)
Managing Layers in Rhythmic grid Slash Notation
208(1)
Blank Notation
208(1)
Adding Mid-Score Instrument Changes (without Staff Styles)
209(1)
Applying Staff Attributes to Part of a Staff Only: Staff Styles
210(5)
Applying a Staff Style
210(2)
Defining a New Staff Style
212(1)
Viewing Staff Styles
213(1)
Adding Mid-Score Instrument Changes as Staff Styles
214(1)
Tablature, Percussion, and Note Shapes Notation Styles
215(7)
Percussion
215(1)
Percussion Layouts and Percussion MIDI Maps
216(4)
Note Shapes
220(2)
Guitar Notation and Tablature
222(11)
Setting up a Tablature Staff
222(1)
Entering Tablature
222(7)
Entering Guitar Fingerings
229(1)
Editing Tab Staff Settings
230(3)
Creating a Guitar Part with tab
233(6)
9 Editing Your Music 239(26)
Specifying What, How, and Where to Copy
239(5)
Methods of Copying
240(3)
Clearing Items
243(1)
Changing Music
244(9)
Changing Notes: Search and Replace
244(1)
Changing Entry Items En Masse
245(3)
Changing Note Durations and Appearance
248(2)
Transposing
250(1)
Transposing Automatically While Copying
251(2)
Music Spacing
253(6)
Automatic Music Spacing and Music Spacing Libraries
253(2)
Updating the Layout
255(1)
Spacing Regions of Measures
256(1)
The Beat Chart and Spacing with the Measure Tool
256(1)
Spacing Notes Individually
257(2)
Changing and Managing Fonts
259(6)
Changing Your Music Font
260(1)
Swapping and Checking Fonts
260(1)
Unicode Fonts
261(2)
The Change Fon is Plug-In
263(1)
Checking Document Fonts Against System Fonts
264(1)
10 Fine Tuning: the Details 265(32)
Alignment and Positioning Techniques
265(8)
The Selection Tool
266(1)
Rulers and Margins
267(1)
Grids and Guides
268(3)
Positioning Rests
271(2)
Editing Beams
273(10)
Rebeaming a Selected Region
275(1)
Breaking and Joining Beams Individually
276(6)
Patterson Beams Plug-In
282(1)
Editing Stems
283(6)
Stem Connections
284(2)
Editing Stems for a Selected Region
286(1)
Editing Stems Individually
287(2)
Editing Notes and Noteheads
289(4)
Editing Noteheads and Note Positioning with the Special Tools
289(1)
Editing Accidentals
290(1)
Changing the Default Enharmonic Spelling
291(2)
Positioning Accidentals Individually
293(1)
Editing Augmentation Dots and Ties
293(4)
Editing Augmentation Dots
295(1)
Adding and Editing Ties Individually
296(1)
11 Measure Numbers, Graphics, Layout, and Printing 297(21)
Measure Numbers
297(6)
Managing Measure Number Appearance
298(1)
Editing Measure Numbers in the Score
299(1)
Creating and Editing Measure Number Regions
300(3)
Working with Graphics
303(4)
Exporting a Graphic
304(1)
Importing a Graphic
305(2)
Page Layout
307(8)
Editing the Overall Page Format for Your Score or Parts
308(1)
Hiding Empty Staves
309(1)
Hiding Staves with Notes
310(1)
Cutaway Scores
311(1)
Systems Per Page
312(1)
Customizing Systems
312(1)
Customizing Pages
313(2)
Printing Techniques
315(3)
Printing 2-Up
315(1)
Fitting a Score on Two Pages: Tile Pages
316(1)
Batch Printing and Booklets
317(1)
12 Specific Projects and Composing with Finale 318(25)
Tricks for Specific Projects
318(14)
Cross-Staff Notation and Tricks for Piano Scores
319(2)
Figured Bass and Harmonic Analysis
321(3)
Chant
324(2)
Keyless Scores
326(2)
Mensurstriche Notation
328(1)
Handbells
329(1)
Tremolos
329(1)
Harmonics
330(1)
Cadenzas
331(1)
Orchestration Tools
332(7)
Explode Music
332(2)
Implode Music
334(2)
Ensuring Notes are within a Playable Range of your Performers
336(3)
Find Parallel Motion
339(1)
Creative Tools
339(4)
Band-in-the-Box Auto Harmonizing
340(2)
Inversions, Retrogrades, and More: The Canonic Utilities
342(1)
13 Customizing Finale, Scanning, and Education Tips 343(23)
Creating Custom Documents
343(2)
Using Document Styles
344(1)
Creating Your Own Templates
344(1)
Customizing Finale
345(9)
Customizing Finale with Preferences
345(6)
Customizing Finale's General Appearance 35o
Customizing the Tool Palettes (Mac only)
351(1)
Menu Shortcuts (Windows only)
352(2)
Working with Scanned Files
354(4)
Scanning Sheet Music
354(3)
Scanning TIFF Files for Finale Import Manually
357(1)
Orchestrating Scanned Scores
357(1)
Tricks for Music Educators
358(8)
Worksheets
358(1)
Finale's Educational Templates
358(2)
AlphaNotes plug-in
360(1)
The Exercise Wizard
360(6)
14 Playback, Audio, and the MIDI Tool 366(31)
Instrument Sound Setup
367(5)
MIDI vs. VST/Audio Units Playback
368(1)
Working With Garritan Sounds
368(2)
Using the SmartMusic SoftSynth
370(1)
Assigning 3rd Party VST/Audio Unit Sounds
370(1)
Using External, Non-General MIDI Sounds
371(1)
How to Use Human Playback
372(7)
Applying Human Playback to a Region
373(1)
Creating a Custom Human Playback Style
374(2)
Human Playback Preferences
376(2)
Using Sound Fonts
378(1)
General Playback Techniques
379(7)
Playback Controls
379(2)
Defining Regions for Playback
381(1)
Recorded Versus Notated Playback
382(1)
The Mixer and Staff Controls
382(1)
"Conducting" the Tempo with TempoTap
383(1)
Fixing Percussion Playback
384(1)
Using Mute and Solo
385(1)
Defining Playback with Expressions
386(1)
Dynamics
386(1)
Using the MIDI Tool
387(7)
Key Velocity, Note Durations, Continuous Data, and Tempo
388(2)
The MIDI Tool (Split) Window
390(3)
Copying MIDI Data
393(1)
Adding Audio
394(3)
Recording Audio
394(1)
Importing Audio (loading audio)
395(2)
15 Finale, the Web and Other Programs 397
Sharing Files Online
397(3)
Finale Note Pad (it's free!)
397(1)
Finale SongBook on your iPad (it's also free!)
398(1)
Saving as a PDF File
399(1)
Transferring Music Between Programs
400(4)
MIDI Files
400(1)
Backwards Compatibility with Finale 2012
401(1)
MusicXML and Backwards Comatibility with Finale 2011 and Earlier
402(1)
Saving As an MP3, WAV, or AIFF File
403(1)
Saving a Finale File as a SmartMusic Accompaniment
404(1)
Supplementing Finale with Third-Party Plug-Ins and FinaleScript
404(8)
TGTools
405(2)
The Patterson Plug-In Collection
407(2)
FinaleScript
409(3)
The Next Finale Trailblazer Guide
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