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Composing with Finale® by Mark Johnson

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Chapter 16. Unleashing Your Masterpiece

Well, I’m certainly prepared to write this chapter; I’ve been working on the Finale for over 10 years (rim shot).

Once you’ve packaged the goods, it’s time to distribute them. Your creation wants to frolic across cities, nations, and oceans. Or, maybe it just wants to be printed and handed to the members of your brass quintet, who have been waiting patiently for you to finish the last couple bars.

Whether you need to generate a PDF, save an audio file, or distribute your Finale file online, getting in the right format should never be the roadblock. In other words, whatever comes between your finished creation and its anxious beneficiaries must be dissolved, and thankfully, Finale and the Internet provide many ...

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