– Sibelius 7 Essential Training (TUTORIAL)

By | February 26, 2024


Year of manufacture: 2012
Author: Jenny Amaya
Duration: ~6 h
Type of material distributed: Video lesson
English language
Subtitle language: English

Description: Sibelius 7 is the complete software for writing, playing, printing, and publishing music notation, and can be used by every kind of musician, from students and teachers to professional composers. In Sibelius 7 Essential Training, author Jenny Amaya shows how to create professional-looking scores, beginning with the basics of note entry and playback. The course explains how to interface with a MIDI keyboard; edit note durations and pitches; and incorporate lyrics, tempo markings, and other text elements. Features specific to version 7, such as 64-bit support, improved sound library, and text and typography enhancements are also covered in detail.
Prerequisite: A basic understanding of music notation and theory will yield the best results from this course.

Topics include:
* Working with Magnetic Layout
* Setting essential preferences
* Controlling basic score playback
* Ensuring good score readability and organization
* Adding time signatures and key signatures
* Entering notes, rests, accidents, and chords
* Inputting notation with a MIDI keyboard
* Creating and extending slurs and phrase marks
* Engraving and formatting
* Saving time with quick key shortcuts
*Printing and exporting a completed project
* Sharing scores via the Scorch plug-in

Content :
Introduction 2m 4s
Welcome 54s
Using the exercise files 1m 10s

1. Getting Started 20m 22s
Installing and launching Sibelius 1m 42s
The Sibelius Quick Start window 3m 52s
Opening a score 1m 43s
Saving 3m 10s
Setting essential preferences 8m 27s
Setting up a MIDI keyboard 1m 28s

2. Navigating the Interface 56m 0s
Understanding the single-document interface 4m 12s
Exploring the Sibelius window 4m 16s
Overview of the ribbon 6m 49s
Accessing the ribbon 2m 18s
Showing and hiding panels 3m 9s
Working with the score page and undoing actions 5m 4s
Playing back the score and stopping all actions 9m 51s
Zooming in and out 4m 16s
Introducing Magnetic Layout 2m 43s
Personalizing the view 8m 18s
Navigating through notes, bars, and pages 5m 4s

3. Selection 17m 30s
Bar and staff selection 5m 19s
System selection 4m 10s
Making contiguous selections of objects 2m 10s
Making non-contiguous selections of objects 2m 3s
Making non-contiguous selections of staves and using Focus on Staves 3m 48s

4. Creating a New Score 39m 14s
Creating a new score 6m 26s
Exploring score layout 10m 56s
Creating objects 4m 8s
Adding key signatures 5m 15s
Adding time signatures 5m 29s
Adding clefs and using the Worksheet Creator 7m 0s

5. Note Entry 45m 39s
Entering notes and rests using the mouse 7m 32s
Entering accidents using the mouse 4m 4s
Using the computer keyboard for alphabetic note entry 5m 32s
Advanced alphabetic note entry 5m 13s
Using the computer keyboard to create intervals and chords 4m 38s
Step-time note entry with the MIDI keyboard and the Keyboard panel 2m 41s
Entering notes in real time with Flexi-time 6m 30s
Entering tuplets 5m 38s
Working with tablature staves and the Fretboard window 3m 51s

6. Editing Notes 30m 40s
Editing notes 5m 25s
Transposing notes 4m 32s
Editing beams 4m 34s
Editing with the Cut, Copy, Paste, and Repeat commands 9m 16s
Combining editing techniques for creativity 6m 53s

7. Adding Lines and Symbols to a Score 16m 58s
Choosing and adding lines 5m 20s
Creating and extending slurs and phrase marks 3m 18s
Creating and extending hairpins 3m 53s
Working with keypad symbols and lines 4m 27s

8. Using Shortcuts 10m 6s
Introducing modifier key themes 4m 15s
The Sibelius ABCs 5m 51s

9. Working with Text 1h 9m
Getting to know styles text 5m 15s
Defining the four categories of text 2m 49s
Entering and editing text using Technique text 4m 59s
Creating Expression text 5m 10s
Working with lyrics 7m 13s
Creating tempo and metronome marks 5m 10s
Adding repeat styles text 6m 21s
Understanding text playback and the playback dictionary 3m 37s
Editing text style appearance 3m 8s
Editing the default positions of text 7m 11s
Setting system object positions 7m 9s
Adding rehearsal marks 3m 38s
Editing instrument names 2m 58s
Creating chord symbols 5m 17s

10. Engraving and Formatting 31m 20s
Preparing for a final layout 4m 27s
Formatting with Document Setup 6m 13s
Adjusting vertical spacing 6m 1s
Adjusting horizontal spacing 4m 3s
Formatting bar numbers 2m 24s
Making final score adjustments 4m 3s
Making Magnetic Layout work for you 4m 9s

11. Working with Parts 13m 0s
Defining and working with dynamic parts 3m 13s
Formatting dynamic parts using Multiple Part Appearance 5m 34s
Laying out dynamic parts using Copy Part Layout 4m 13s

12. Printing, Saving, Exporting, and Sharing 9m 52s
Printing 3m 3s
Exporting MIDI 1m 42s
Exporting a score as an audio file 2m 1s
Sharing a score using Scorch 3m 6s
Conclusion 1m 41s
Additional resources 1m 41s

Example files: present
Video format: MOV
Video: AVC 960×540 15fps ~250Kbps
Audio: AAC 48kHz 1ch 96Kbps

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