Get Started Fast with Sibelius

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    Fundamentals

    In Episode 1, we’ll cover the most fundamental elements of music notation: notes and rhythms. We’ll also learn how to enter music using the mouse, a virtual on-screen keyboard, and your computer keyboard. Finally, see how to play music right into Sibelius with your MIDI keyboard.

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    Score Setup and Navigation

    In Episode 2, I’ll cover how to set up and add instruments to a new score. You’ll learn how to easily navigate complex scores with the Timeline window, new in Sibelius 7.5. I’ll also cover how to use the ribbon-style interface.

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    Notations and Text

    In Episode 3, I’ll cover how to create and use the various score elements that are known as Notations and Text.

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    Layout, Instrument Changes, Transposition, and Playback

    In Episode 4, I’ll cover layout tips and techniques. You’ll learn instrument changes, how to transpose music, and how to work with transposing scores.

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    Parts, Printing, Exporting, and Sharing

    In Episode 5, our final lesson, I’ll work with a unique feature in Sibelius: Dynamic Parts. This powerful feature automatically creates separate instrumental parts—and instantly updates them as you make changes to the score.

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