The Worry-Free Finale Upgrade Guide

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With the release of Finale v27, we believe that Finale is more user-friendly than ever, and is packed with features that can drastically improve your music creation process.

Ryan Cohan’s Top Time-Saving Tips for Finale

The following is a guest blog from long-time Finale user, Composer, Pianist, Producer, and Educator Ryan Cohan. 

Having Finale setup for the way you work and how your scores/parts need to appear is vital for working efficiently and rapidly with the program.

Conquering Finale Tip: Creating Coda Systems

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A coda is a musical tag, or extension, which usually follows the main body of the piece. The musician’s cue to jump to the coda is often marked by a marking like “To coda ,” and the coda itself often displays a notation like “ Coda.” 

You can place such markings into your score very easily if you’re preparing your score for printout only (without playback).

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