Introduction to Finale

Introduction to Finale

Jack Scandrett
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Indiana University of PA

TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:

Notation Software

Level:

College

Class:

Music Technology

Equipment:

Mac Mini computers (15) and Windows PC computers (5). Finale 2009.

Duration:

75 Minutes

Prior Knowledge and Skills:

General computing skills.

NAfME Standards of 1994 Addressed:

NAfME Standards of 1994: Composing and Arranging Music within specified guidelines.
NAfME Standards of 1994: Reading and notating music.

NAfME 2014: Creating 

Materials:

Projection system for demonstrating steps.

Objectives:

In this session we will:
1. Become introduced to notation processing
2. Enter music on a staff
3. Edit music
4. Playback and print music
Goals
1. To become familiar with the basic elements of
notation processing
2. To become familiar with the basic elements of FINALE

Procedures:

See attached “Finale_Lsn.pdf” from student workbook.

Evaluation:

This is an introductory exercise. Students will be assessed on how well they followed the instructions to create a readable score. All elements from the sample hymn should be present.

Follow Up:

none

Items to Purchase:

none

When budget should be submitted:

 

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