Darcy James Argue shares basics of well-prepared lead sheets, scores, and parts from a jazz/big band perspective — so that you can communicate musical intent in the most clear, familiar, and unambiguous manner.
The Scoring Express Jazz package of templates and libraries for Finale is now available, adding to the popular Chamber and Theatre & Studio packages, and bringing it on par with the versions already available for Sibelius and Dorico.
We kick off the Notation Central Black Friday sale with Scoring Express, the collection of professional templates based on the same templates we use at NYC Music Services, for 22% off.
The Score System Divider plug-in, included with Finale, inserts or removes system separation marks between staff systems on the same page. Here’s how it works, along with a little history of this useful creation.
Here’s a video tutorial, with a complete transcript, from Thomas Goss of Orchestration Online on the subject of correctly labeling instrument names and numbers in your score, and its importance to the orchestra staff and librarian.
We’re very excited to announce the availability of all-new Scoring Express professional music notation templates for Dorico and Finale, as well as updates to the Sibelius versions.
Before you do any work on parts, you’ll want to get one basic parameter from the librarian: the paper size their orchestra prefers for their instrument parts. Here’s a video tutorial from Thomas Goss of Orchestration Online on the subject, with a complete transcript.
It’s summertime! Time to get outdoors, hit the beach, relax, and … go to school! At Notation Central, there are video tutorials, templates, and ebooks in the Sibelius Summer School Sale going on through June 30, 2021.
Composer Jessie Montgomery interweaves classical music with vernacular songs, improvisation, and language, presenting exciting challenges for a music copyist or engraver. Here are some of those challenges and how the results were achieved.
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