Finale Version 25 – Project Progress


As noted in my last post about this, my current work centers around engraving the score of an orchestral work composed in Finale version 25. So far I have 6 pages engraved, with 3 more pages of music and 2 more pages of cover/title information (the cover and inside cover will be made in Microsoft Word).

Finale Version 25: First large project


I wanted to provide this score so we can evaluate the areas that need engraving. Here is a laundry list of things that need to be changed. You can go through the score and see how chaotic things are pre-engraving, and how much work needs to be done to make the music playable.

The Importance of Paper


I write a lot about technology here. But there is no technology more important to a composer than paper. Whether one uses pen or pencil, the use of paper is integral to one's development as a beginning composer and as an advanced one.

More Dorico Progress


I have continued to expand my fluency with Dorico. I have been focusing on familiarity with Write Mode over the past week or so, by composing a set of 3 preludes for piano.

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