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Score cleanup 184 Figure Figure P10.1. Brass 1 score What do you think? Your answers will vary according to how much knowledge of music notation you possess. If you can't read music at all, it will not make much sense. In this case some time studying music theory is the only course of action open to you if you want to work with Logic's Score. If you have experience reading music at an entry or intermediate level, your answer might be, `Looks all right to me. The first note is F followed by Bb and C. Yes I can understand that.' In your case this project will help you display a decent, readable score. If you are an experienced music reader, your reaction will probably be something like, `Well it is difficult to read because the key signature is missing and the note lengths are incorrectly displayed. There are no dynamic or articulation markings either.' If you are a professional trumpet player your reaction may well be something like, `Surely you don't expect me to read this rubbish!' What's needed? A score cleanup. Follow these steps: 1. In the Arrange window, select Track 1 and glue all the sequences together. Open the score. Well, it's a start! All the extra clef signs and time signatures cluttering the staff have disappeared. What next? The first thing to change is the Quantization setting in the Display Parameters box, on the left. Because the Global Display Value in the Transport window is set to 1/16, Logic has displayed 16,24 (binary ­ sixteenth notes, ternary ­ sixteenth note triplets) in the Score Display Param- eters box. Our smallest note value in this brass part is an 1/8th note, so change it to 8. Scroll the staff and you'll notice that all the unnecessary sixteenth notes and rests have disappeared. Much better! Although accurate, the display in the last two bars will still remain ambiguous to our trumpet player so turn Interpretation ON. Better still. We're getting there! Still no key signature though. Info 2. 3. There are two ways of displaying the score: Linear view ­ with a faster redraw for editing (Page Edit unticked) and Page view for layout. Use the Page view icon (Figure P10.2) to toggle between the two. Figure Figure P10.2. Page view icon 1. Double-click between the clef and time signature, and in the resulting dialog box, change the key to Bb major (two flats). All the unnecessary accidentals disappear. Wonderful! (Figure P10.3).