Sibelius 7 Music Notation Essentials, 1st Edition

  • James Humberstone
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  • ISBN-10: 1305490797
  • ISBN-13: 9781305490796
  • DDC: 780.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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SIBELIUS 7 MUSIC NOTATION ESSENTIALS provides the most thorough introduction available to the fundamental operations of Sibelius 7 and lays the foundation for continuing studies at the more advanced levels. This book is built around five hands-on projects, including an introduction to the Sibelius 7 interface and basic editing operations; setting up a score and entering notes; importing MIDI, MusicXML, lyrics, and more; creating a worksheet; and scoring video. The learning method is tutorial-based, step-by-step, and visually compelling; the projects in the book include many helpful screenshots and diagrams. On the companion website are 31 tutorial videos in which the author steps you through every key skill learned in each lesson.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Amazing Grace.
2: Rearranging a Score.
3: Beethoven's 3rd String Quartet, First Movement, Opus 18, Number 3.
4: Practicing Entry Methods.
5: Purple.
6: Rearranging a MusicXML File.
7: Worksheets.
8: Creating a Worksheet.
9: Agent Zero.
10: Creating a Sample Soundtrack.
Elementary Music Theory.
Scores Required in This Course.
Answers to Review/Discussion Questions.
other Backmatter.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

James Humberstone

James Humberstone is a composer and educator who focuses on the use of music technology in education. Today, James is busy with residencies all over the world and maintains an active teaching schedule in Sydney, Australia. He was previously Director of Applications and Education at Sibelius Australia. James has trained thousands of Sibelius users, and he developed this new course working closely with the Sibelius team.