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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 09. Sep, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been busy writing an ebook for MuseScore beginners which is due for release in a couple of weeks’ time. The ebook - titled MuseScore: The Essential Beginner’s Guide (by Katie Wardrobe) - will be available to purchase as a digital download straight to your computer. The book contains two major projects [...]
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 04. Aug, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
You may already know that last week, MuseScore version 1.1 was released. In addition to more than 60 bug fixes, version 1.1 brings a few new features. Some of my favourites are: MuseScore Connect MuseScore Connect is a new interactive panel that appears on the right side of your screen when you launch version 1.1. [...]
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 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 20. Apr, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
In this almost-final MuseScore tutorial video in the 10-part series MuseScore in 10 Easy Steps, I cover some common formatting issues. I decided to split the information over two separate videos because there was a lot to cover. Part B will be on it’s way soon and will include an explanation of available formatting and [...]