Whether you are a professional producer or a first-time user, Evren Edler’s Sibelius 7 course will teach you everything you need to know to write classical, jazz, band, vocal, film, television music, and much more. Sibelius 7 is the latest generation of the world's top-selling music notation software and Professor Edler teaches from his own experience. He uses Sibelius in his daily music writing and covers program essentials as well as time-saving tips and tricks. Topics range from New Features, Entering Notes, Shortcuts, MIDI keyboard, and Exporting Songs. Professor Edler has 10+ years experience as a Los Angeles based television & film composer, producer, and performer. He also studied jazz composition in Europe, film scoring at UCLA, and bass guitar at the LA Music Academy.

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I. Sibelius 7

  What's New in Sibelius 7 17:43
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:12 
   Sibelius Overview 0:37 
    What's New in Sibelius 7 0:38 
    What is Sibelius 3:20 
   Installation 4:50 
    Step 1 5:05 
    Step 2 5:15 
    Step 3 5:32 
    Step 4 5:51 
    Step 5 6:44 
   What's New in Sibelius 7 7:19 
    The Ribbon 7:30 
    New Sound Library 8:01 
    Text Features 8:13 
    Full Music XML Import and Export Supports 8:25 
    Music Scanning Software & Input Music 8:33 
   Tool Bar & Menu 9:22 
    Tool Bar & Menu 9:23 
    File Tab: Info 11:07 
    File Tab: Recent 13:45 
    File Tab: Print 13:53 
    File Tab: Export 17:19 
    File Tab: Teaching 14:40 
    File Tab: Help 15:12 
    Final Note 17:24 
  Quick Start & Basics 34:39
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:07 
   How to Launch Sibelius 0:31 
    Putting Sibelius Application on the Dock and Launching It 0:32 
   Quick Start 2:26 
    Learn 2:55 
    Sibelius 7 Reference Guide 5:09 
    New Score 6:27 
    Recent 8:36 
    Import 9:30 
    Latest News 11:38 
   Other Options 12:28 
    Open Other 12:53 
    Show Quick Start 13:34 
    Show Quick Start Again After Closing Last Score 14:45 
    Zoom Slider 15:55 
    Quit Sibelius 7 16:12 
    Close 16:46 
   Opening, Saving, and Exporting a Score 19:09 
    Opening a Score 19:10 
    Opening Multiple Files in Sibelius 20:02 
    Saving 20:30 
    Export 22:46 
    Auto-Save and Auto-Back Up Options 23:10 
   The Ribbon 24:46 
    Introduction to the Ribbon 24:47 
    File 25:50 
    Home 26:11 
    Note Input 27:53 
    Notations 29:44 
    Text 31:21 
    Play 31:47 
    Layout 32:26 
    Appearance 32:34 
    Parts 32:52 
    Review 32:59 
    View 33:06 
    Find in Ribbon 33:22 
  Sibelius Interface 13:45
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:08 
   Sibelius Interface Overview 0:22 
    Single Document Interface 0:23 
    Tabbed Document Interface 2:20 
    Open a New Tab 3:12 
    Open a New Window 4:12 
    Switch Tab 4:29 
    Close Tab 5:11 
   Example 5:19 
    Opening New Tabs & Moving Between Tabs 5:20 
    Opening a New Window 8:50 
    Grabbing the Score & Full Screen View 11:28 
    Closing Tabs 12:58 
  The Ribbon 24:22
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:11 
   The Ribbon 0:26 
    The Ribbon Overview 0:27 
    The Find Function 1:32 
   Status Bar 3:21 
    Status Bar Overview 3:22 
    Current Page 4:42 
    Number of Bars 4:59 
    Name of Selected Instrument 5:07 
    Range of Bars and Beat Currently Selected 5:24 
    Timecode of the Current Position 5:36 
    Edit Passage 5:45 
    Transposed or Concert Pitch 5:53 
    The System and Staves 6:14 
    Slider & Zoom Controls 9:28 
    Switching Views 10:58 
   Panels 13:46 
    Panels Overview 13:47 
    Keypad 14:39 
    Navigator 16:40 
    Mixer 17:50 
    Keyboard 18:23 
    Fretboard 18:53 
    Ideas, Transport, and Video 19:42 
    Multiple Panels & Hide All 20:16 
    More on the Keypad 21:29 
  More About Ribbon & Key Tips 14:08
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:26 
   Key Tips 0:39 
    Key Tips Overview 0:40 
    Making a Selection 1:05 
    Key Tips for Each Tab 2:00 
    Key Tips for File 3:20 
    Key Tips for Home 4:34 
    Key Tips for Note 4:52 
    Key Tips for Notations 5:06 
    Key Tips for Text 5:56 
    Key Tips for Play 6:23 
    Key Tips for Layout and Appearance 6:36 
    Key Tips for Parts 6:55 
    Key Tips for Review 7:20 
    Key Tips for View 7:39 
    Key Tips for Panels 7:49 
   Basic Tips of Navigating 9:35 
    Grab and Move 9:36 
    Click & Drag a Note 11:11 
  Playback & Zooming 27:15
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:11 
   Sibelius Sounds 0:39 
    Introduction to Sibelius Sounds 0:40 
    Sound Setup: Preferences 1:16 
    Configuration 1:54 
   Playback 3:32 
    Playback 3:33 
    Playback Line 5:58 
    Transport 7:14 
    Live-Tempo 12:07 
    Live Playback 12:19 
    Interpretation 12:31 
    Video 12:48 
    One Other Way to Playback 13:10 
    Sibelius Mixer 16:17 
   Zooming 19:19 
    Zooming 19:20 
    Zoom Options and Shortcuts 20:50 
    Using Command +/- on Mac or Control +/- on PC to Zoom 24:08 
    Using Scroll Wheel to Zoom 24:48 
  Viewing Options & Magnetic Layout 21:17
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:11 
   Viewing Options 0:29 
    Document View 0:30 
    Panorama Views 1:56 
    Page Margins 3:49 
    Layout Marks 5:47 
    Note Colors 10:30 
    Notes Out of Range 10:51 
    Voice Colors 12:57 
    Window 15:49 
   Magnetic Layout 16:41 
    Magnetic Layout 16:42 
  Selecting 33:20
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:08 
   Selecting 0:33 
    Document View 0:59 
    Basic Selection 2:56 
    Selecting Multiple Bars 5:33 
    Selecting by Double & Triple Clicking 9:23 
    Selecting Bars Command 11:05 
    Deleting a Staff From the Score 13:48 
    System Based Selections 15:28 
    Simple Selection Vs. System Based Selection 16:36 
    Contiguous Selection & Range Selection 18:28 
    Non-Contiguous Selections 22:56 
    Focus on Staves 26:54 
  Creating a New Score 40:29
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:09 
   Creating a New Score 0:36 
    Different Ways to Access the 'New Score' Tab 0:37 
    Manuscript Papers 4:13 
    Document Setup 5:44 
    Time Signature Setup 8:36 
    Key Signature Setup 11:57 
    Score Information Setup 15:20 
    Layout & Breaks 18:25 
    Adding Bars 21:56 
    Adding Instruments 23:00 
    Staff Size 24:02 
    Mouse 24:59 
    Escape 27:01 
    Adding Key Signatures 27:22 
    Adding Time Signatures 32:07 
    Clef 35:34 
    Bar Lines & Repeats 37:53 
  Entering Notes 31:38
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:08 
   Entering Notes 0:31 
    Numeric Keypad 0:32 
    Entering Notes by the Mouse 1:31 
    Snap Positions 5:07 
    Entering Rests 9:08 
    Entering Note Head Markings 12:21 
    Entering Accidentals 16:33 
    Engraving Rules 19:05 
    Entering Notes Using the Keyboard 24:29 
  Simple Chord Entry & Guitar Tabs 21:35
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:07 
   Entering Chords 0:29 
    Tab Key 0:30 
    Editing Tips: Arrows 1:40 
    Editing Tips: Command Arrows 2:05 
    Editing Tips: Enter Key and Return Key 2:31 
    Simple Chord Entry by Mouse 3:21 
    Chord Entry by Interval Numbers 4:31 
    Shift Key 6:48 
    Accidental Entry by Interval Numbers 7:56 
    Chord Entry by MIDI Keyboard 11:38 
    Entering Tuplets 13:00 
   Guitar Tab 16:57 
    Guitar Tab & Examples 16:58 
  MIDI Keyboard & Flexi Time 18:29
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:13 
   Step-Time Note Entry 0:44 
    Step-Time Note Entry Overview 0:45 
    Advantages Using Step-Time Note Entry 1:03 
    Examples 1:29 
   Entering Rests & Articulations 2:34 
    Overview 2:35 
    Entering TIE, Rests, and Articulations 3:36 
   Flexi Time 8:04 
    Accessing Flexi Time Options 8:29 
    Flexi Time Options: Flexi-Time 9:13 
    Flexi Time Options: Notation 10:51 
    Hidden Objects & Layout Marks 12:13 
    Transport Bar 12:43 
    Real Time Note Entry with Flexi Time 13:06 
  Editing Notes 27:31
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:07 
   Edit Mode 0:35 
    Edit Mode Overview 0:36 
    Up/Down Arrows and Command Up/Down Arrows 1:01 
    Control Up/Down Arrows and Shift Page Up/Down 1:21 
    Toggling On & Off The Ties 2:02 
    Building Chords 2:11 
   Keypad Layouts 2:53 
    Common Notes 3:00 
    More Notes 4:30 
    Beam & Tremolos 4:56 
    Articulations 5:18 
    Jazz Articulations 6:40 
    Accidentals 7:18 
   Deleting Notes 8:51 
    Deleting Notes 8:52 
    Deleting Tuplets 10:20 
   Transposing 12:30 
    Transposing Overview 12:31 
    Transpose by Interval 13:46 
    Transpose by Key 16:39 
    Select All 20:03 
   Basic Editing Options 20:37 
    Basic Editing Options: Copy, Paste, and Cut 20:38 
   Simple Copying Tip 21:21 
    Simple Copying Tip 21:22 
   Repeating 25:45 
    Repeating 25:49 
  Shortcuts 16:42
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:07 
   One Key Shortcuts 0:31 
    A-G: Note Entry 0:32 
    H: Hairpin 2:51 
    I: Instruments 3:08 
    J: Guitar Bin 3:48 
    K: Key Signature 4:07 
    L: Lines Menu 4:23 
    M: Mixer 5:26 
    N: Note Entry 5:40 
    P: Playback 6:21 
    Q: Clefs 6:46 
    R: Repeat 7:00 
    S: Slur 7:17 
    T: Time Signature 8:01 
    W: Swapping in Between Score 8:12 
    X: Flipping Slurs & Note Stems 8:36 
    Y: Related to Playback 9:04 
    O-U-V 9:48 
    Bracket [ ] 9:56 
    Customizing Shortcuts 10:50 
    Other Shortcuts 11:25 
    Key-Tips 13:15 
  Entering Text 24:55
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:07 
   Entering Text 0:29 
    Text Format Group 0:30 
    Text Font & Styles and Edit Text Styles 1:54 
    System Text Style Overview 3:03 
    System Text Style: Font 3:20 
    System Text Style: Border 3:58 
    System Text Style: Indents 4:31 
    Repeat 5:13 
    Create Menu 6:29 
    Staff Text 7:07 
    System Text Styles 9:27 
    Blank Page Text 10:30 
    Special Text 11:11 
   Entering Lyrics 11:40 
    Entering Lyrics 11:41 
   Entering Expression 14:05 
    Entering Expression 14:06 
   Entering Tempo Text 16:18 
    Entering Tempo Text 16:19 
   Entering Metronome Mark 17:43 
    Entering Metronome Mark 17:44 
   Entering Repeat Text 19:33 
    Entering Repeat Text 19:34 
   Interpret During Playback 22:10 
    Interpret During Playback 22:11 
  Editing Text 15:48
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:08 
   Editing Text 0:25 
    Editing Text Style 0:26 
    Design & Position 4:00 
   Rehearsal Marks 4:57 
    Rehearsal Marks Overview 4:58 
    Rehearsal Marks Demonstration 5:42 
    Engraving Rules 6:18 
   Instrument Names 7:50 
    Editing Instrument Names 7:51 
   Creating Chord Symbols 10:30 
    Creating Chord Symbols 10:31 
    Entering Chord Symbols 11:40 
    Flats 14:02 
  Formatting 13:51
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:08 
   Basic Formatting 0:39 
    Page Margins 0:40 
    Document Setup 1:48 
    Justification 4:30 
    Horizontal Spacing 6:30 
    Bar Numbers 7:34 
   Other Adjustments 8:42 
    Overview 8:43 
    Adjusting Vertical Position for the Title, Composer, and Tempo Markings 9:13 
   Magnetic Layout 10:56 
    Magnetic Layout 10:57 
  Preferences 23:14
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:08 
   Preferences 0:30 
    Getting to the Preferences Window 0:45 
    Display Page 1:53 
    File Page 2:44 
    Font Equivalents 7:04 
    Ideas 8:07 
    Input Devices 9:13 
    Keyboard Shortcuts 10:01 
    Language 10:54 
    Mouse 11:46 
    Music Fonts 12:28 
    Note Input 13:18 
    Paste as Cue 15:28 
    Playback 16:21 
    Score Position 18:09 
    Step-time and Flexi-time 18:31 
    Textures 18:54 
    Versions 20:31 
    Word Menus 21:36 
    Other 21:57 
  Dynamic Parts 9:04
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:07 
   What is Dynamic Parts? 0:14 
   Viewing Dynamic Parts 1:55 
    Switching To and From Parts 2:20 
    Switching Quickly Between the Score and Recently Viewed Part 3:51 
   Dynamic Parts 4:19 
    Demonstration of Dynamic Parts 4:20 
  Printing 8:17
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:06 
   Printing a Score 0:17 
    Accessing the Print Option 0:18 
    Add Section 2:14 
    Settings 3:16 
    More on Print Settings & Printing Multiple Parts 5:17 
  Exporting 13:32
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:08 
   Exporting 0:36 
    Exporting Audio 0:37 
    Exporting PDF 3:07 
    Exporting MIDI 4:48 
    Exporting Music XML 6:40 
    Exporting Scorch Web Page 8:12 
    Exporting Graphics 9:36 
    Exporting Manuscript Paper 11:16