What's different about FInale 2012? The biggest thing different about Finale 2012 is the Score Manager. The (Mac) keyboard shortcut Command-K gets you there, to find functions that used to be in File Info, Instrument setup and the Staff too. One tab is … [Read more...] about What’s different about Finale 2012?
How-to articles for Music Arrangers
Here are our how-to articles for music arrangers!
A question often asked is - what makes a great music arrangement? It's great if it's written with the lyric and against the melody (has oppositional countermelodies), and organic reharmonization of the original chords. "With the lyric" means the … [Read more...] about What Makes a Great Music Arrangement?
The subject of arranging is extremely vast and quite interesting for someone wanting to delve into the x's ond o's of it all. One aspect of writing that I had the chance to explore was the use of hidden texture in music arranging. I'd like to share … [Read more...] about Hidden Texture in Music Arranging