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Editing Notes

  • Edit Mode:
    • 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.
  • Keypad Layouts:
    • # 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.

Editing Notes

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.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:07
  • Edit Mode 0:35
    • Edit Mode Overview
    • Up/Down Arrows and Command Up/Down Arrows
    • Control Up/Down Arrows and Shift Page Up/Down
    • Toggling On & Off The Ties
    • Building Chords
  • Keypad Layouts 2:53
    • Common Notes
    • More Notes
    • Beam & Tremolos
    • Articulations
    • Jazz Articulations
    • Accidentals
  • Deleting Notes 8:51
    • Deleting Notes
    • Deleting Tuplets
  • Transposing 12:30
    • Transposing Overview
    • Transpose by Interval
    • Transpose by Key
    • Select All
  • Basic Editing Options 20:37
    • Basic Editing Options: Copy, Paste, and Cut
  • Simple Copying Tip 21:21
    • Simple Copying Tip
  • Repeating 25:45
    • Repeating