Finale: An Easy Guide to Music Notation, Second Edition

Finale: An Easy Guide to Music Notation, Second Edition by Thomas E. Rudolph, Vincent A. Jr. Leonard

Title: Finale: An Easy Guide to Music Notation, Second Edition
Author: Thomas E. Rudolph, Vincent A. Jr. Leonard
ISBN10: 0876390688
ISBN13: 978-0876390689
Publisher: Berklee Press; 2 edition (May 2005)
Language: English
Subcategory: Music
Size PDF: 1434 kb
Size Fb2: 1801 kb
Rating: 3.6/5
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Pages: 384 pages
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Finale: An Easy Guide to Music Notation, Second Edition by Thomas E. Rudolph, Vincent A. Jr. Leonard


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Everything you want to know about music notation with Finale! Master Finale step-by-step with the most complete how-to guide available. Designed for both novice and experienced users, this is your detailed resource to fully understanding and applying all of Finale's remarkable capabilities. Easy-to-follow instructions help you to: create publisher-quality music notation; learn to use the tools of Finale while writing your own music and arrangements; get started immediately with hundreds of professional templates, partially completed notation files, and libraries available on the companion website (www.FINALEBOOK.com); print transposed parts from scores automatically; write standard notation, guitar tablature, drum set parts, and more with this comprehensive hands-on tutorial. Teachers can create warm-up and practice exercises; write their own compositions, arrangements and method books; and simplify parts for students. The companion website, www.FINALEBOOK.COM, offers: * Tutorial Files * Samples of partially completed and finished music notation files for each of the hundreds of hands-on exercises in the book * Libraries of articulations and dynamics * Additional chapters * Professional Templates: Choral, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Orchestra, Single Line and Grand Staff, Pit and Show, and Sketch and Utilities templates including a Cue Sheet for radio and TV. "This book excels at teaching Finale in an easy-to-understand, sequential manner. Rudolph and Leonard have loads of experience. Beginners and seasoned Finale users will benefit from what these two teach." - Tom Johnson, Finale Product Specialist, MakeMusic!, Inc.