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by Berklee Press

Written by Thomas E. Rudolph, Vincent A. Leonard, Jr..

An Easy Guide to Music Notation - Third Edition. Softcover. 8.5x11 inches. 384 pages. Published by Berklee Press. (HL.50449638)

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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 (; 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.

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