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by gogreen
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: articulation and slurs - playback with NotePerformer
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: articulation and slurs - playback with NotePerformer

I routinely use NP3 with GPO5 percussion instruments with no problems. I prefer the GPO5 percussion instrument sounds.
by gogreen
Mon May 25, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Can't hear clash cymbals
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Can't hear clash cymbals

Are you using the Aria player? Put the crash cymbals in its own bank and then raise the bank volume.
by gogreen
Fri May 22, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: youtube
Replies: 20
Views: 623

Re: youtube

I see you use a Mac and Mojave. Have you tried the screen recording function (full screen, window or selection) which is now available (since Mojave) with Shift+Cmd+5 (on the main keyboard) ? No. Haven't tried it. Recording the whole screen wouldn't work for this kind of application. I think focusi...
by gogreen
Fri May 22, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: youtube
Replies: 20
Views: 623

Re: youtube

I post scores on YouTube a little differently. It's probably unnecessarily more complicated, though. I play back and record the piece first as an AIFF (Mac) file. Then I create individual score page PDFs, and load them into iMovie. When I worked in Windows, I did the same thing in MovieMaker, but at...
by gogreen
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Hardware Issues
Topic: Lost files on mac
Replies: 10
Views: 3368

Re: Lost files on mac

Mike: Sorry I missed your quote and question concerning my post about EasyFind. Yes, It works fine for me in Mojave--no problems at all.
by gogreen
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Issues
Topic: Lost files on mac
Replies: 10
Views: 3368

Re: Lost files on mac

Have you tried the EasyFind app? I use it all the time.
by gogreen
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: Lost playback of dynamics...again
Replies: 6
Views: 2438

Re: Lost playback of dynamics...again

Assign the staff to a new instance and new channel in the Aria player.
by gogreen
Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Tips for structuring practice session
Replies: 2
Views: 2211

Re: Tips for structuring practice session

My thing is I am bad at telling others what to do. How can I make these sessions effective? It’s tricky for me to know exactly what to focus on. That's why teachers make lesson plans--outlines and objectives of what they want to accomplish in a day, week, month, and semester. Write down some of the...
by gogreen
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Any way to dampen sustain of pitched percussion?
Replies: 9
Views: 637

Re: Any way to dampen sustain of pitched percussion?

Along the lines of hidden staccato notes, you might also copy the staccato mark and then redefine it to a shorter or longer length. I've done this, both hiding and showing the mark. This can be time-consuming in a large score with many staves requiring the adjustment. I don't know why it's not playi...
by gogreen
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: Unable to apply dynamics to Oohs and Aahs
Replies: 7
Views: 2896

Re: Unable to apply dynamics to Oohs and Aahs

I have these kinds of problems when my files were created in previous versions of Finale.
by gogreen
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Any way to dampen sustain of pitched percussion?
Replies: 9
Views: 637

Re: Any way to dampen sustain of pitched percussion?

The "Percent Alter" is grayed. What did I overlook? It's been a while since I worked in Windows, so the steps may be slightly different. However, as I recall, the steps are the same. Th first step: With selection tool, I just drag the cursor to highlight the note(s) I want to alter. In the MIDI Too...
by gogreen
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Any way to dampen sustain of pitched percussion?
Replies: 9
Views: 637

Re: Any way to dampen sustain of pitched percussion?

I've used oldmkvi's staccato dot and line-dot suggestion, both with hidden and visible accents. To shorten a note's duration, select the note(s), and then bring up the MIDI Tool. Click "Note Durations," and then "Percent Alter." Enter a number. See if that works. I use this technique so often that I...
by gogreen
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: Unable to apply dynamics to Oohs and Aahs
Replies: 7
Views: 2896

Re: Unable to apply dynamics to Oohs and Aahs

Are you using the term "channels" interchangeably with "layers"? I suppose channels and layers could be interchangeable, but in most of my scores, they are not. Have you tried moving all the music from channels 1 and 2 to 3, or keeping all the music on channel 1 (and, of course, making the appropri...
by gogreen
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: Unable to apply dynamics to Oohs and Aahs
Replies: 7
Views: 2896

Re: Unable to apply dynamics to Oohs and Aahs

I have no idea why, but I've often experienced the same thing on layer 2--dynamics don't work. Have you had similar results using channels 3 and 4? Channel 3 has been my workaround in this situation.
by gogreen
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: Skipping on playback
Replies: 5
Views: 2634

Re: Skipping on playback

Update: I changed the sample rate from 96000 Hz to 44100 Hz. I don't remember why or when I set it at 96000. Nevertheless, no skipping at 44100, so far. All's working well.
by gogreen
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: Skipping on playback
Replies: 5
Views: 2634

Re: Skipping on playback

I know. Look farther down.

Anyone have any suggestions on how to eliminate the skipping? I should add that the skipping also occurs in the Finale 26.1 demo.

Thanks.
by gogreen
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: Skipping on playback
Replies: 5
Views: 2634

Re: Skipping on playback

Evidently your vision of Finale is not compatible with Mojave.
My understanding is that Finale 25.5 is compatible with Mojave--not compatible with Catalina. Everything else works fine.
Where would I find "Mike's comments in general"?
by gogreen
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: Skipping on playback
Replies: 5
Views: 2634

Skipping on playback

I'm working on an iMac in Mojave 10.14.6, 16 GB of RAM. Finale 25.5 with HP on, using GPO5 and COMB2 instruments. I've been getting a lot of skipping on playback using playback controls. There is no skipping when I export an audio file and play it back. Sample rate is set at 96000 Hz, and buffer siz...
by gogreen
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: ARIA engine update (un)available
Replies: 12
Views: 3744

Re: ARIA engine update (un)available

BuonTempi wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:00 am
Yes, it all works fine on Catalina and Mojave. The installer updates the engine and the player, so there should be no problems.
Thanks. Good to know.
by gogreen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: ARIA engine update (un)available
Replies: 12
Views: 3744

Re: ARIA engine update (un)available

Thanks, BuonTempi. Did you install the updated engine? Does everything still work OK?

I downloaded the package, but until I upgrade to Catalina and Finale 26, I'm very leery about installing it.
by gogreen
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Hold off on Catalina?
Replies: 17
Views: 3199

Re: Hold off on Catalina?

You could downgrade from Catalina to Mojave. I did that on my MacBook Air, but not because of Finale (it was another issue). After the downgrade, I re-installed Finale 25.5, GPO5, and COMB2. All that took forever, but Finale is working again.
by gogreen
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: ARIA engine update (un)available
Replies: 12
Views: 3744

Re: ARIA engine update (un)available

Is there a different download for Mac?
by gogreen
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General Finale Help
Topic: Hold off on Catalina?
Replies: 17
Views: 3199

Re: Hold off on Catalina?

I'm aware of the hold-off-on-updating caveat. Still, can anyone confirm that Finale and Garritan sound libraries (and the Aria player) work in Catalina?
by gogreen
Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Playback Issues
Topic: ARIA engine update (un)available
Replies: 12
Views: 3744

Re: ARIA engine update (un)available

Why can't I download the update? I was allowed to install the latest player update, which is set to work in 64-bits mode, so what's the problem?
Jay, have you created a ticket with MM with these questions? I have the same problem.