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Please advise books, chapters on how to write your own music in scores [closed]

Please advise books, chapters on how to write your own music in scores. I use Sibelius and Finale, but face some challenges. Easier to play than to record in scores. Need an advice. Thank you.
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In musescore, is there a way to automatically create a guitar or bass tab from existing notation and keep them in sync?

I use MuseScore on Ubuntu 15. In a couple of pieces I have an existing music as such In musescore, is there a way to automatically create a guitar or bass tab from these lines? Moreover is it ...
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How should I write a 2nd interval between two voices?

I've written two voices, and as you can see here, they are seperated by a 2nd, so the notes intersect. This is, obviously, unacceptable. So how should I handle this? If I move the note heads, it ...
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Different note head uses in MuseScore?

The photo here is from "MuseScore", the free notation software. A note head replaces a note head, shown in this photo. Since I have never seen these note heads before, what are these used for (if ...
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Change staff height in Musescore

Using Musescore, I often print off music and find the staff height is a little small for my liking. Is there a way to change the staff height?
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Lilypond generated with MuseScore does not fit the width of the page in XeTeX doc

I am using MuseScore 1.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 to write my scores. Then I save them as LilyPond files, and include them in my tex document using \lilypondfile, like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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MuseScore: Easy way to move lyrics

I set a text to music but I started to low when writing the song text into MuseScore (Because there had been lyrics already which I deleted beforehand as I think). Now there are three "empty lines" ...
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How to reset the view in MuseScore?

When using my TouchPad I sometimes do a move after which the whole sheet is gone (somewhere far out of the view). Maybe its the scroll function of the TouchPad, but I'm not sure. Then I need to zoom ...
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How to tie the first note of the second volta in MuseScore?

How to tie the (first) note of the second volta to the previous note in MuseScore?
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What is the idea of “transposing by perfect unison”?

As far as I understand, a "perfect unison" refer to two notes sounding the same pitch. Why both MuseScore and Sibelius 7 (I work with these two programs) offer a feature to transpose the up or down by ...
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How do you increase the default volume of MuseScore?

I am using the MuseScore music notation program on Windows 7. For audio playback in MuseScore, I am using the default General MIDI virtual instrument sample library in Windows 7 [the Microsoft GS ...
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MuseScore: Change all notes to auto velocity

In MuseScore, you change the velocity (volume) of a note by right-clicking it, selecting note properties and changing the velocity. I want to make the velocity type on all of the notes auto (somehow, ...