Writing for composers, arrangers, music teachers and students, award winning engraver Steven Powell provides the means to produce clear, readable, playable, graphically beautiful scores and parts. He begins with the rules of engraving and demonstrates how to realize them using today's industry-standard software Finale and Sibelius. There are hundreds of examples and tips as well as tough quizzes. He covers styles and genres from historic to contemporary scores, beginning keyboard music to orchestra and band scores, copy-work to music examples for books and essays. There is a useful index and a bibliography including books and websites. A unique book, it will prove invaluable in answering those questions and solving those problems that arise when today's musicians open their music software and go to work. 256 pages. Paperbound.
Category: Textbooks - Music Theory, Notation & Writing