Finale : An Easy Guide to Music Notation, Paperback / softback Book

Finale : An Easy Guide to Music Notation Paperback / softback


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; 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 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; and, 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 389 pages
  • Publisher: Berklee Press Publications
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  • Category: Theory of music & musicology
  • ISBN: 9780876391235



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