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  • - Street Smart Guide to Sibelius 6 - PDF
  • - 79 Lessons to Proficiency
  • - With screen shots on most every page
  • - Exclusive! Mini Workbook with homework examples to apply the concepts hands-on you learned from Max!
  • by Massimo Tofone
  • Ill., 422 pps


Max Tofone's Street Smart Guide to Sibelius 6 is a 79-lesson blockbuster organized in a bite-sized step-by-step progression that takes you from beginner to master. Start at the beginning or dip-in where you have a specific need. Nearly every software step has a 4-color screen shot to illustrate it (4-color screen shots are available only on the PDF edition).

Composers will appreciate the lessons on over-sized time signatures, adding cautionary time signatures, and how to number each bar with the number centered.

Songwriters will learn how to create a lead sheet, input the lyric, add chord symbols and guitar fingering charts.

Graphic and MIDI exports also covered.

Sibelius is an easy program to learn. But the Street Smart Guide to Sibelius 6 makes it even easier!

Organized by six sections:
  • Section 1 - Score Preparation
  • Section 2 - Score Input
  • Section 3 - For Songwriters: Lead Sheets, Piano/Vocal/Guitar & More
  • Section 4 - Your Score As Document
  • Section 5 - Score Playback
  • Section 6 - Mini Workbook

  • 422 pgs.
    Click on the Contents tab to see the detailed Table of Contents.


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  • LOOKING FOR A PRINTED BOOK EDITION?
    A paperback edition of this title is available to order from Amazon or through most major bookstores using the information below:
    Title: Street Smart Guide to Sibelius 6 - With Mini Workbook
    Author: Massimo Tofone / ISBN: 978-0-939067-87-9

    Table of Contents


    Acknowledgments & Dedication
    Introduction

    Section 1 - Score Preparation
    Lesson 1 - Picking the Score and the Correct Size
    Lesson 2 - Assigning the Instruments
    Lesson 3 - Choosing the House Style
    Lesson 4 - Assigning the Time Signature and Tempo
    Lesson 5 - Assigning the Key Signature
    Lesson 6 - Score Information
    Lesson 7 - Adding More Bars to Your Score
    Lesson 8 - Allow a Cautionary Time Signature
    Lesson 9 - The Oversized Time Signature
    Lesson 10 - How to Create a Pick-up Bar
    Lesson 11 - Bar Numbers for Film/TV Scores and Parts
    Lesson 12 - Removing Bar Numbering
    Lesson 13 - Assigning Rehearsal Letters or Numbers
    Lesson 14 - Creating and Saving a Score Template
    Lesson 15 - Creating a String Orchestra Sketch Pad
    Lesson 16 - Concert and Transposed Scores
    Lesson 17 - Viewing Instrument Parts
    Lesson 18 - Extracting Parts
    Lesson 19 - Changing the Time Signature Size in Parts

    Section 2 - Score Input
    Lesson 20 - Inputting Notes
    Lesson 21 - Inputting Notes Using the Keyboard or Fretboard Window
    Lesson 22 - Deleting Notes
    Lesson 23 - Correcting Notes
    Lesson 24 - Inputting Tied Notes
    Lesson 25 - Inputting Chords
    Lesson 26 - Creating Two Voices on the Same Stave
    Lesson 27 - Flipping Notes & Other Objects
    Lesson 28 - Inserting Bars in the Middle of the Score
    Lesson 29 - Deleting a Bar(s)
    Lesson 30 - Transposing Up & Down an Octave (8ve)
    Lesson 31 - Transposing a Melody
    Lesson 32 - Selecting Single and Multiple Objects
    Lesson 33 - Selecting a Passage of Music
    Lesson 34 - Multi-copying Objects and Passages
    Lesson 35 - Creating Triplets & Tuplets
    Lesson 36 - Clef Change in the Middle of a Line
    Lesson 37 - Creating a Key Change in the Score
    Lesson 38 - Adding Expression Marks (Dynamics)
    Lesson 39 - Adding Hairpins for Dynamic Changes
    Lesson 40 - Technique Instructions Like Pizz, Divisi, etc.
    Lesson 41 - Adding Articulations Like Staccato, etc.
    Lesson 42 - Creating a Fermata (Bird’s Eye)
    Lesson 43 - Adding Slurs, Phrase Marks, Trills, etc.
    Lesson 44 - Adding Bar Lines, Repeat Marks, etc.
    Lesson 45 - Adding Words Like Accelerando, Ritenuto, etc.
    Lesson 46 - Adding Text to Your Score
    Lesson 47 - Adding Comments to Your Score

    Section 3 - Lead Sheets, Piano/Vocal/Guitar (PVG), Hymns
    Lesson 48 - Choosing the Lead Sheet Template
    Lesson 49 - Inputting a Song
    Lesson 50 - Inputting Lyrics
    Lesson 51 - Adding Chord Progression Symbols
    Lesson 52 - Adding Guitar Finger Charts
    Lesson 53 - Hymns & Chorales
    Lesson 54 - Inputting a Bach Chorale
    Lesson 55 - Adding Figured Bass for School

    Section 4 - Your Score As Document
    Lesson 56 - Document Setup
    Lesson 57 - System & Page Breaks
    Lesson 58 - Using Auto Breaks for Instrument Parts
    Lesson 59 - Adding a Title Page to Your Score
    Lesson 60 - Adding a Blank Page in the Middle of a Score
    Lesson 61 - Useful Formatting Commands
    Lesson 62 - Magnetic Layout
    Lesson 63 - Aligning Objects in a Row/Column
    Lesson 64 - Focus on Staves
    Lesson 65 - Hide and Show Empty Staves
    Lesson 66 - Adding/Removing Instruments and Staves
    Lesson 67 - Panorama View
    Lesson 68 - Moving Around Your Score
    Lesson 69 - Saving & Backing Up Your Score
    Lesson 70 - Saving Multiple Versions
    Lesson 71 - Exporting As a Graphic
    Lesson 72 - Exporting & Importing a MIDI File
    Lesson 73 - Exporting As Audio
    Lesson 74 - Creating a PDF of Your Music
    Lesson 75 - Printing Scores on a Desktop Printer
    Lesson 76 - Printing Out Multiple Instrument Parts
    Lesson 77 - Printing Out Multiple Copies With a Plug-In

    Section 5 - Score Playback
    Lesson 78 - Playing Back Your Score
    Lesson 79 - Using Virtual Instruments

    Final Thoughts
    Biography: About Max Tofone

    Section 6 - Mini Workbook
    God Save the Queen
    Sinfonia 15, by J.S. Bach
    First Arabesque, by C. Debussy
    Piece Heroique, by C. Franck
    Arietta, by E. Grieg
    Le Polichinelle, by H. Villa-Lobos
    Sonata, No. 5, by W. A. Mozart
    Siegfried Idyll, by R. Wagner
    Mother Goose Suite, II., by M. Ravel
    Mother Goose Suite, III., by M. Ravel

    About the Author

    MASSIMO TOFONE
    Max Tofone is a Sibelius master. He's done score preparation for Scottish opera composer Sally Beamish. In 2006 he edited How Ravel Orchestrated: Mother Goose Suite. In 2009, Max produced From Piano to Strings book and Workbook, and recorded the audio for all the book and workbook's examples using Sibelius 5.