Layout, Instrument Changes, Transposition, and Playback

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In this five-part tutorial series, we’ll review the basics of Avid Sibelius 7.5, so you can get started fast and make music as quickly as possible. These tutorials are designed mostly for those new to Sibelius, but existing users may also discover helpful tips along the way.

In this lesson, I’ll cover layout tips and techniques. You’ll learn instrument changes, how to transpose music, and how to work with transposing scores. I will also demonstrate Sibelius playback features, including video.

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I am a composer, orchestrator, and music preparer in New York where I run NYC Music Services, a full-service music preparation firm whose clients include Carnegie Hall, NFL Films, The Metropolitan Opera, and leading composers and publishers. You may also know me from SibeliusBlog.com, where I cover tips and news about Sibelius and the field of music notation.
  • Mark Craig

    Thank you so much for posting these videos! They are incredibly helpful. I just upgraded to 7.5, and these vids had some great tips on the new features. Well done!