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Cengage Learning
Mastering Sibelius 5

Mastering Sibelius 5

by Marc Schonbrun


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Are you ready to make the most out of Sibelius? Mastering Sibelius X covers all aspects of the popular music notation software for Macs and PCs, including setting up simple scores, using MIDI input, advanced formatting and using virtual instruments. The applications are discussed in a clear, concise way, offering simple steps and easy to follow tutorials to bring the power of Sibelius to users of all experience levels. The book includes chapters on note input methods, editing and symbols, text and chords, playback and video, and much more. Mastering Sibelius X is an ideal read for any user interesting in learning more about the popular notation software. Includes a demonstration CD-ROM.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598634266
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/10/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Marc Schonbrun graduated magna cum laude from the Crane School of Music. He is an active educator, writer, and performer on the East Coast. Marc's musical resume ranges from classical guitar concertos to jazz trios and rock concerts. He is an active lecturer on guitar and music technology, and he frequently tours the country educating guitarists and musicians. He is also the author of numerous books on music theory, guitar playing, and music technology. Marc is the author of The Everything Rock and Blues Guitar Book, The Everything Home Recording Book, The Everything Reading Music Book, The Everything Guitar Chords Book, The Efficient Guitarist: Book One, The Everything Music Theory Book, and Mel Bay's Classical Guitar for Rockers. He is endorsed by Brian Moore Guitars, La Bella Strings, and Flite Sound Speakers.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1: Setting Up Sibelius 5 for the First Time; Chapter 2: Note Entry; Chapter 3: Creating Basic Score Elements; Chapter 4: Creating More Score Elements; Chapter 5: Creating Everything Else; Chapter 6: Instrument-Specific Notation; Chapter 7: Properties, Editing and Filtering; Chapter 8: House Styles and Engraving Rules; Chapter 9: Document Layout and Formatting; Chapter 10: Dynamic Parts; Chapter 11: Ideas; Chapter 12: Playback and Virtual Instruments; Chapter 13: Composing to Video in Sibelius; Chapter 14: Scanning and the Arrange Feature; Chapter 15: Worksheets and the Worksheet Creator; Chapter 16: Using Plug-Ins; Chapter 17: Customizing Sibelius; Chapter 18: Importing and Exporting

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