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Tutorial 5 – Working with music notation

Music Creator includes the ability to edit and print notation. The Staff view displays MIDI note events as musical notation. For some musicians, this may be the most familiar and comfortable view in which to work. The Staff view provides many features that make it easy for you to compose, edit, and print music. You can add notes to your composition with simple point-and-click techniques.
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On the File menu, click New.
The New Project File dialog box appears.
2.
Select the MIDI Template template, specify a project name and save location, then click OK.
3.
Select the screenset Edit Notation screenset. You will see the following:
1.
In the Staff view, go to Tracks > Pick Tracks to open the Pick Tracks dialog box.
1.
On the Project menu, click Insert Meter/Key Change.
The Meter/Key Signature dialog box appears.
2.
Change Beats per Measure to 3 and Key Signature to 1 Sharp (G), then click OK to close the Meter/Key Signature dialog box.
3.
Click the Staff view Edit menu and choose Layout.
The Staff View Layout dialog box appears.
4.
In the Clef list, select Treble/Bass, then click OK to close the Staff View Layout dialog box.
Figure 25. The Tools module.
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Do one of the following:
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Do one of the following:
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Do one of the following:
1.
Right click the note head to open the Note Properties dialog box.
2.
In the Duration field, enter in the number of ticks you want for the note, then click OK to close the Note Properties dialog box.
2.
Do one of the following:
2.
Click the Lyric button in the Staff view.
2.
Click the Chord button in the Staff view.
The Chord Properties dialog box appears.
2.
Click the Expression button in the Staff view.
2.
Click the Hairpin button in the Staff view.
The Hairpin Properties dialog box appears.
2.
Click the Pedal button in the Staff view.

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