Tag Archives: tutorial
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 07. Oct, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
Have you ever wondered which type of score was the “right” type to use with your band or music ensemble? When should you provide an outline of your composition, and when should you write out all the notes and other musical instructions in great detail? There are multiple types of musical scores – from simple [...]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by MuseScoreTips.
Today I’m publicly launching the ebook I’ve been working on for the last few months – MuseScore: The Essential Beginner’s Guide which shows you how to publish, play and share your music The ebook contains tutorials that walk you through the basics of creating your own sheet music using MuseScore. By working through step-by-step projects, you’ll learn [...]
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 – [...]