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31. Careful Writing 1

Examples discussed in this article:

Example 31.7 Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste (186 – 202)
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Boston Symphony Orchestra, London

The simple cadence is in a minor key. 2,493 more words

Music Scoring

Karajan's Last Sibelius for EMI, Now on Warner


  • Album name:  Karajan conducts Sibelius 1976-1981
  • Performers:  Herbert von Karajan (conductor);  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Label:  Warner Classics 0825646336197
  • Sonics:  Stereo ADD/DDD
  • Total playing time:  4:24:43…
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Finishing up the engraved score step 4: Top & Bottom staff margins

  • Open the score “After work, late at night” – paginating
  • From the View menu, choose “Page Margins”:

When we talk about Top and Bottom staff margins, we are referring to the distance between the Page Margin (the dotted line around every page) and the top of the first staff and the lowest part of the bottom staff on every page. 775 more words


Finishing up the engraved score step 3: Pagination and Page Turns

With pagination we mean dividing the music on the pages in a way that the music is easy readable, looks good on paper and where the last bar on every page, if possible, has a rest so the player has a free hand to turn the page, called a Page Turn. 1,801 more words


Finishing up the engraved score step 2: Cue Notes

When there are too many bars in a row with rests, it’s easy for a player to become lost. Therefor as a rule, when there are more than four bars of rests in a part, you should create cue notes. 758 more words


Soft and Bloated: Segerstam's First Sibelius Cycle


  • Album name:  Sibelius:  The Symphonies
  • Performers:  Leif Segerstam (conductor);  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
  • Label:  Brilliant Classics 8867
  • Sonics:  Stereo DDD
  • Total playing time:  4:45:15…
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Finishing up the engraved score: House styles part 5

1e: Exporting and importing the house style

Now we have the score layout the way the publisher wants it, we can export it as a house style. 588 more words