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Music Notation assignment number six

Jesu, der du meine SeeleClick here for pdf New skills for this assignment include: layering, staff spacer, accidental review Setup:  select key signature with 4 flats, 12 measures.  I chose “piano” for instrumentation. Step 1: Enter in top notes individually in treble clef. Step 2: Click on the layer 2 button (numeral 2 in pictured […]

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Music Notation assignment number five

Row, Row, Row Your Boat Click here for pdf New skills for this assignment include: Copying and pasting, moving text down or up an octave, and hiding empty staves. Tip:  While copying and pasting measures, it may be helpful to zoom out by selecting 75% or 50% next to the magnifying glass. Step 1.  Create […]

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Music Notation assignment number four

Oh, SusannahClick here for PDF New skills for this assignment include:Slurs, note extensions, chords, pick-up measures, first and second endings, and page layout. Open a new file.  The song name is “Oh, Susannah”, and the composer is Stephen Foster.  Create a new file from scratch.  The time signature for this piece is 2/2.  Click on […]

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Music Notation assignment number three

Mary had a Little LambClick here for pdf New skills for this assignment include: Dotted notes, adding lyrics, selecting and deleting measures, and adding repeats. Open a new file in Musescore. Give it the title, “Mary had a Little Lamb”.  The composer is Lowell Mason, and the lyricist is Sarah Josepha Hale.  Create new score […]

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Music Notation assignment number two

Tip:  Print out assignment (found here) before starting so you will have a hard copy to refer to.  You may want to print out the instructions too. New skills in this exercise include accidentals, blocked intervals, and rests. Finished assignment should look like this. One more tip:  Sometimes it may be hard to select (highlight) […]

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Music Notation assignment number one

See my Musecore e-course page for information the context of this assignment.  It may be helpful to watch musescore’s “getting started” videos before doing these assignments. Download MuseScore if you haven’t already.  Open Musescore.  Go to “File” and create a new document.  In the title space type “Notation assignment 1”  Leave the rest blank unless […]

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