In this lesson our instructor talks about editing notes. First he discusses the edit mode and keyboard layouts. Then he talks about deleting notes and transposing. Lastly, he lectures on basic editing options, simple copying tip, and repeating.
Up & Down Arrows: Once a note selected, arrows will move the notes up & down diatonically.
Command Up & Down Arrows: It will move notes up or down an octave.
Control Up & Down Arrows: Will move the notes up & down chromatically. Shortcut of Shift page up/down is another way of doing it.
Toggling on & off the ties: You can select the first note and hit on enter in your numeric keypad.
Building Chords: You can add intervals above a note by hitting the numbers 1 to 9 in your alpha keyboard.
# 1 is for the notes
# 2 is for more notes
# 3 is for beams & tremolos
# 4 is for articulations
# 5 is for jazz articulations
# 6 is for accidentals
Adding & Removing Articulations: You can choose a note or a section and add articulations on them on your numeric keypad.
More Articulations: If you select keypad number #4 at the top of your keypad, you will see more articulation options there. You can add or remove all articulations under the keypad #4.
Deleting Notes: You can simply select and delete a note
Transposing: Transposing is changing the selected passage of music in to another key by all of the selected pitches.
Basic Editing Options:
Copy: Under Home Tab or Com C
Paste: Under Home Tab or Com V
Cut: Under Home Tab or Com X
Simple Copying Tip: Another way to copy and paste is by selecting the area and option clicking on the desired area to paste.
Repeating: If you have certain amount bars need to be repeated, you could simply select a section and press R to repeat the section.
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
Avid Sibelius 7 is the top music notation software and manages to have a clean and simple interface while containing a plethora of tools for music writing. This version also includes MusicXML, allowing users to collaborate.
For learners who have an older version of Sibelius, this is the upgrade option from Avid. Note that the purchaser must have the serial number from their previous versions to register and use the update.