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Mastering Sibelius 6 / Edition 1

Mastering Sibelius 6 / Edition 1

by Gabriel Cobas


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Are you ready to get the most out of Sibelius? This program is the premier music scoring and notation program for any composer, songwriter, arranger, publisher, or musician who wants to create scores for any instrument on the computer and share them with others. MASTERING SIBELIUS 6 covers all aspects of Sibelius, including setting up simple scores, using MIDI input, working with 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435456853
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/04/2010
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 0.68(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Gabriel Cobas has been an active percussionist for more than 20 years, first as a student, then as a composer/arranger and instructor, and always as a performer. He studied with Todd Miller, principal timpanist of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra at Cal State Fullerton in Fullerton, CA. Gabriel currently serves as an education account executive for Avid. He regularly gives clinics and presentations to educators on using Sibelius, Pro Tools, M-Audio, and general music technology. Prior to working for Avid, Gabriel served as the manager of education programs for the Boston Symphony Orchestra for seven years.

Table of Contents

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

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