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Note: Some of these documents are out of date.

Music Print Production Seminar


Software feature comparison
Editing marks
Editing checklist


Seminar 1
Software Comparison example with editing quiz and feature comparison

Seminar 2
Sax Quartet manuscript editing

Seminar 3
Sax Quartet proof editing



Critical Skills ICT

(These are all Adobe .pdf files)


Sibelius Quick Start Guide
Helpful hints for Composers using Sibelius by Steve Reading
How to Respell Accidentals by Peter Thomsen

Lecture I
Handout and assignment, with project proposal instructions

Lecture II:
Handout (Quintet page 1)
(you will need to set only 1 of the pages below)
Quintet Pages 2-3
Quintet Pages 4-5
Quintet Pages 6-7
Quintet Pages 8-9
Quintet Pages 10-11
Quintet Pages 12-13
Quintet Pages 14-15
Quintet Pages 16-17
Quintet Pages 18-19
Quintet Pages 20-21
Quintet Pages 22-23
Quintet Pages 24-25

Lecture III

Set two consecutive pages of the following Sax Quartet in Sibelius
Sax Qt pp 1=12

Lecture IV
Parts: Use Sibelius’s dynamic parts feature to create a set of parts in the following file:  Bruckner Quintet
Please add your initials to the file name before submitting, and change the copyright to your name.

Lecture V
Arranging, House Styles. 
Suggested work:  
Take your completed Chorale assignment and arrange for woodwind quintet using Sibelius€ arrange feature.  (not marked)  Take the Bruckner Quintet score and reduce for your instrument and piano.  (not marked)

Lecture VI
Jazz lead sheets.
 You will be given a page from The Real Book to set in class.
Handout one: Angel Eyes and Things we didn’t have time to discuss.
Handout two: Project checklist, marking procedure, and sample marking worksheet.