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Composing with Finale® by Mark Johnson

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Introduction

Finale: A Composer’s Treasure Chest

This book is all about releasing creative energy. It is dedicated to understanding the properties and capabilities of a set of tools, and then using them in the least horrendous way possible to achieve something of beauty, mystery, tragedy, or whatever the seeds of inspiration demand. Finale is a unique instrument from a composer’s perspective and must be approached differently when used to invent rather than interpret. This book is for the individual with an idea and the drive and inclination to bring it to life: It’s about using Finale as a creative tool.

You might approach Finale like a painter. You have situated your easel, palette, paints, and brushes around you and have focused on your subject. ...

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