Wesley WKL

Composer | Orchestrator | Music Copyist



Nowadays, we as a composer/arranger/orchestrator need to have a template to work with due to a tight deadline. I have created my template in different music notation software to make my workflow works faster. How about you? Finale_MusicNotationSoftware Sibelius_MusicNotationSoftware Dorico_MusicNotationSoftware

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Let’s talk about MusicNotationSoftware_Sibelius this week. Sibelius is another software that used professionally in the Film Scoring Industry and Music Engraving Industry as well. The Sibelius is compatible with both Windows and Mac.  Links: https://www.avid.com/sibelius   Windows Windows 10 1+GB of Ram 1GB hard disk space for Sibelius software only Mac macOS 10.12 or 10.13,

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Let’s talk about MusicNotationSoftware_Dorico this week. Nowadays more and more people are using Dorico professionally in the Film Scoring Industry and Music Engraving Industry. The Dorico is compatible with both Windows and Mac. Links: https://new.steinberg.net/dorico/ System Requirements: Windows 10 (64-bit) macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave, macOS Catalina, macOS Big Sur Apple silicon-based Mac (Rosetta 2

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Let’s talk about MusicNotationSoftware_Finale this week. Most of the professionals in the FilmScoring Industry or Music Engraving Industry are using Finale. The Finale is compatible with both Windows and Mac. Links: https://www.finalemusic.com/products/finale/ Windows Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (64-bit Intel or AMD processors only) 4GB of Ram minimum 1280×800 minimum monitor resolution High-speed Internet connection

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Music Notation Software

Let’s talk about several brands of Music Notation Software this week. I will introduce the common software used in the industry, Finale, Sibelius, and Dorico. The purpose of using Music Notation Software is to transcribe the handwritten score into it. Not only that it is also easier to create the individual part score and pass it to the

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Let’s talk about chords this week. There are plenty of types of chords, but they are still come from the basic types, for example, major, minor, diminished, augmented chords.  If we go more in-depth, actually there are some extension chords as well. For example, major seventh, minor seventh, minor-major seventh, diminished seventh,  augmented seventh and etc.

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Music Scales

Let’s talk about music scales this week. We have the common and basic scales which are in major and minor. Actually, we have other types of scales which are Church Mode, Whole Tone Scales, and Octatonic Scales. I have included the church modes as well, which are Ionian (1), Dorian (2), Phrygian (3), Lydian (4), Mixolydian (5), Aeolian (6), Locrian (7). I have also included the Whole Tone Scales (6 notes) and Octatonic Scales (8 notes).

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