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Would such a score cause confusion or turn away conductors? Absolutely not. Especially if it's the whole movement, nobody is going to be confused. But really, it's such a common practice, as is conductors' studying and marking up their scores beforehand, that there's really no reason to avoid it even within a single movement. Furthermore, there are ...


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Since it's a full and isolated movement, that shouldn't be an issue. You can consider each movement as a single piece, and what's written in the first page of a piece is the full instrumentation required for that piece alone. This is common for symphonies and Opera, where some instruments or voices actually play only in some movements. Imagine having an ...


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They are called voices, and according to the Finale web site, Finale Notepad has a "layer" system for writing multiple voices. https://usermanuals.finalemusic.com/NotePad2012Win/Content/NotePad/Multiple_Voices.htm Here's an example picture from some other answer The red circle highlights how notes overlap.


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I use Finale extensively. This is very easy. 1.) Select the region you want to edit. 2.) Right-click 3.) Go to "Barlines" 4.) Select "Invisible" Boom. You're done.


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I don't personally own Finale, but I understand there is a "Canonic Utilities" tool that allows you to do such transformations. According to this site on Finale's page, you can find it under Plug-Ins => Scoring and Arranging => Canonic Utilities. I admit that I don't fully know what you're looking for—exact inversion, or inversion within the C-minor ...


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Go to the MIDI/Audio menu -> Quantization Settings... -> More Settings -> check "Minimize Number of Rests" and check "Allow Dotted Rests in Simple Meters" Then highlight the measures you want to affect and run MIDI/Audio -> Retranscribe.


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Use a filter. First Edit Filter in the Edit menu to apply copy paste only to Markings > Chords & Fretboards. Then set the menu Edit > Use Filter. Finally copy and paste and those actions will only apply to whatever is selected in the filter.


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The dialog box that comes up when you double-click a measure with the time sig tool should have three options on the left hand side below the picture of a measure. One of the options is to restrict the change to a single measure or range of measures. If you're changing to a basic time over 4, you can also just hold down the number of the numerator on your ...


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Just go to window tab and find the score manager. In the score manager you can add, delete, rename, rearrange, and do so much more to all the staffs. There you can add a soprano staff and rename it solo soprano. If you want a sound from the Garritan library you can set it in the score manager too. Edit: This how to configure the Garritan library. It is ...


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Basically, anything you can do, Finale can do. If you understand music theory and composition well enough to reduce and simplify a melody yourself, then you can use Finale to help make that happen. There is no known "auto-simplify" plugin for Finale. Finale has a score reduction plugin that is laughable, but apart from that, the other plugins are ...


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If the song writer works the same as Finale proper. By speedy entery from unison to octave use number 1 - 8 (key row), from second and below shift 2 - 9 . EDITION: this for Microsoft only Mac could be something else. This is a link to download a quick reference card here


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I can only answer the MuseScore portion of the question: With your score open, go to Edit -> Instruments. On the right-hand side of the pop-up window, select the staff that you want to remove. (In this case, it most likely says "Bass clef" under the "Piano" heading. Click Remove in the center column of this pop-up window. Return to the score. The staff ...


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Found the answer. Select the Staff Tool. Open the Edit Staff Attributes... dialog. Under Behaviors, select Force hide staff: in Score Only (Collapse). Click OK.


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There’s no straightforward way to do this, but there is a way that isn’t too hard. Use two measures, each with a time signature that is half of a measure. Check the box for a different display signature that matches the time signature you actually want. For example, if the piece is in 4/4, make two measures that are 2/4 but are set to display as if they were ...


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In Finale you can create your own shortcuts: https://usermanuals.finalemusic.com/Finale2012Mac/Content/Finale/IDD_KEY_SHORTS.htm and https://usermanuals.finalemusic.com/Finale2014Mac/Content/Finale/Simple_Other_Simple_Edit_Commands.htm Windows: Esc => tool selection mode tab => simple entry (pitch tool: ô) from here you can with Alt and numbers 1,2,3,...


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You can choose the split point: it is some where beyond the plug-ins like arrangemement tools. You can choose any point like e.g. C3 or A2 etc. You can give in the pitch or the midi number: http://usermanuals.finalemusic.com/Finale2014Win/Content/Finale/Split_Point_Plug_in.htm


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B♭6 means B♭-D-F-G (the formula for a major 6th chord is R, W+W, W+H, W, where R is root, W - whole tone and H - semitone). As for arpeggios and how they are notated - I do not know for sure. I play 2 monophonic instruments and rarely deal with this sort of symbols. I think notation depends on time period and what instrument it was written for (I vaguely ...


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I checked Document Options and none of the checkboxes seem to do what you are looking for. Therefore, I think your best bet is to break the unwanted beams using the speedy entry tool. To do this, place the speedy entry cursor over the latter or of the two notes that you want to unbeam and use the key command for Break/Join Beams. In my case the key command ...


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B♭ chord is the first, third and 5th notes of the B♭major scale. That's B♭, D and F. B♭6 adds the 6th note of the scale. So that's B♭, D, F, and G. Not sure quite how that fits in with the notation you showed us. But that's what B♭6 means. I guess you know what an arpeggio is?


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Make 2 versions: a print version (like your example) and an audio where you keep the notes like you want (try with edit note length or accents e.g. tenuto in %)


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Unless I'm reading it wrong, that 16th rest you wrote appears to be a 32nd rest. Let's think about this in terms of 16th notes. If that 32nd rest became a 16th rest, then you wouldn't use the quarter rest either. The bar needs to add up to 16 16th notes, and after the 2nd beat, 8 are used up. Then the eighth rest adds another 2, the dotted eighth adds ...


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The ride cymbal is not in the correct place. A single ride usually goes on the top line, and if there is a secondary ride cymbal then that might go on the 4th line like you have. I'm guessing that you picked among multiple available ride cymbal sounds in your piano roll, and the one you picked is tagged as a secondary cymbal and was exported with that ...


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In MuseScore 3 when a part consists of more than one staves, it is possible to mute individual voices within each staff of the part by pressing buttons 1-4 of the corresponding row in the detail area of the mixer. So in the case of a piano part, pressing all four buttons of the upper (or lower) row will mute the right (or left) hand staff.


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In Finale, each staff is given its own audio channel. From Studio View (View -> Studio View) you have solo and mute buttons for each staff, and there's also a mixer window (Window -> Mixer) that you can operate from any view.


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I am using CTRL+SPACEBAR between the words which should be under the same note.


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The notation is correct (although it might be more usual to have the first half-note with its stalk up). There are two 'voices' to be played in the RH. In this case - a simple sustained melody with broken chords underneath - it's very easily achieved using the fingering indicated. Keyboard players are often presented with much more complex problems. ...


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If you assign a staccato for example, the playback effect is a percentage shortening of the note. I will try to create an articulation and make the playback effect more than 100% to create sustain for guitar. The articulation could be a blank so it doesn't show on each note (which btw is easy to assign if you select the whole bar and then assign ...


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My vintage version of Finale has a sustain "P" listed among the choices in the articulation panel. I don't know what they are doing now.


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