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Composing with Finale® by Mark Johnson

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Chapter 7. The Composer’s Wild Kingdom

Before moving into the techniques tailored for specific types of projects, I will conclude this tome with a menagerie of other composer necessities. As I mentioned at the beginning, no book could possibly assemble every composer’s pet specimen of Finale utility. It is a wild kingdom of incomprehensible variety. And, while I may be qualified enough to tame a parakeet, there are far greater beasts whose close proximity is ill advised. (I have taken the liberty to steer you clear of the worst of those already.)

I suggest not straying too far from the yellow brick road (unless you save first), but I do encourage exploiting all the exotic scenery you can from a safe distance. After reading this book and the entire ...

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