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  • One Key Shortcuts:
    • A-G: A to G is your note entry on your alpha keyboard.
    • H: Letter H is for the hairpin
    • I: Letter I is for the Instruments
    • J: Letter J is for the Guitar bin
    • K: Key Signature
    • L: Lines menu
    • M: Mixer
    • N: Note Entry
    • P: Play-playback
    • Q: Clefs
    • R: Repeat
    • S: Slur
    • T: Time Signature
    • W: Swapping in between score and your recently viewed part
    • X: Flipping slurs & note stems
    • Y: Related to the playback
    • O-U-V: They are not assigned to anything
    • Brackets [ ] will move your playback. Left bracket will move it back and right bracket will move it forward
    • Customizing Shortcuts: You can assign your own shortcuts under the preferences.
    • Other shortcuts: You can always browse over the ribbon and bring your mouse over a feature and wait a second to get the info
  • Key-Tips: it works slightly different than the shortcuts however they could be very helpful to navigate thru the program.


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
  • One Key Shortcuts 0:31
    • A-G: Note Entry
    • H: Hairpin
    • I: Instruments
    • J: Guitar Bin
    • K: Key Signature
    • L: Lines Menu
    • M: Mixer
    • N: Note Entry
    • P: Playback
    • Q: Clefs
    • R: Repeat
    • S: Slur
    • T: Time Signature
    • W: Swapping in Between Score
    • X: Flipping Slurs & Note Stems
    • Y: Related to Playback
    • O-U-V
    • Bracket [ ]
    • Customizing Shortcuts
    • Other Shortcuts
    • Key-Tips