Archive for 'How-To Videos'
Posted on 03. Apr, 2012 by MuseScoreTips.
Well, it’s been a long time coming, I know. Here is the final instalment of the MuseScore in 10 Easy Steps series. Unfortunately I fit these tutorials in around my daytime job (as a music software trainer in Australia) and life has been very busy lately! There will be more video tutorials coming, just as [...]
Posted on 19. Dec, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
One of the most frequently asked questions here on MuseScoreTips and via my Youtube videos is: “Why does MuseScore keep “adding” rests into a measure when I’m entering notes?”. Along the same lines is this question: “How do I delete rests?” If you’ve had experience with notation software before, you won’t be surprised by MuseScore’s [...]
Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
Recently MuseScoreTips reader Austin Johnson wrote to say that he was having trouble trying to create a scales worksheet. Austin wrote: I need 12 staffs per page. Each staff 2 measures long. Each staff with its own key signature. I am attempting to write various scales to practice…in all the keys. Scale Examples: C C# [...]
Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
At times you might find that you need to write a score with notes of different durations on the same stave – that is, two parts that are rhythmically independent. In notation software, writing two parts on one stave is referred to as “voices” or “layers”. For a quick overview of how to use Voices [...]
Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
The tenth video in the Quicktips series. This one shows you how to change an instrument in your score: you can alter the name of the stave and the playback sound whilst retaining any notes you may have entered. Video Transcript Hello and welcome to another Quicktips video. Sometimes you might decide to change an [...]
Posted on 26. Jul, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
There are times when you need to transpose your score to make it higher or lower than currently written. This video tutorial shows you how. If you’d prefer to read through the instructions, there’s a video transcript below. Video Transcript Hello and welcome to another Quicktips video. Musescore allows you to transpose your score – [...]
Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
When people view my videos, they often ask how I managed to change the background color of my score to white. I’ve written about it earlier in a post titled 4 Top Tips for Customising Your MuseScore Experience, but I thought I’d also make a quick video that shows you how. And if you’re after [...]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
On MuseScore’s score-sharing website, MuseScore.com there is a nifty option to create VideoScores – scores that playback in time to a Youtube video. If you’d like to create your own videoscore, take a look at this tutorial video.
Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
The latest Quicktips video shows you the best way to set the playback tempo of your score: by using a tempo text marking. A full transcript appears below the video. Video Transcript Hello and welcome to another Quicktips video. In MuseScore, there are two things that affect the tempo (or speed) of your score: The [...]
Posted on 18. May, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
This super-quick video will show you how to delete bar (measure) numbers from your score, or change their frequency. By default, bar numbers appear at the beginning of each system in your score, but you can have them appearing at an interval of your choosing (say, every 10 bars) or you can delete them altogether. [...]