Tutorials – ScoreCloud Songwriter

ScoreCloud Songwriter Tutorials

Watch the tutorial videos below, and download the example files to follow along.

If you have any questions or issues, email us at support@scorecloud.com, or use the “Report a bug” feature in the program menus.


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Program Overview

We go through the program and explain what it does and how to find your way around.

Example songs:

  • “RU There” from “Common Ground” by Lisa Diana Shapiro / Julia Kamanda
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Time & Rhythm

Overall time edits with Pickup and Time tools, and dragging barlines. Also adding, splitting, and removing individual notes, moving notes by dragging and changing the rhythm.

Example files:

  • “RU There” from “Common Ground” by Lisa Diana Shapiro / Julia Kamanda
  • “Snow” by Sven Ahlbäck
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Key & Pitch

Change the Key Signature and understand the Transpose tool. Also moving notes by dragging or using the arrow keys, adding alterations and ornaments.

More tutorials coming soon...

Voices

Moving notes between voices, changing stem directions and sounds.


How to fix song results

We go through songs submitted by the community, and look at how to edit the results.

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Investigating Real Results – “Solitude”

We go through the results from the song “Solitude” by Mark Hodges. We learn how to double all note values to make the song more readable.

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Investigating Real Results – “I am just a spirit”

We go through the results from this sketch recording by Mark McCallum. We learn how to drag barlines to fix variable tempo, add time signature changes and do a little note and lyrics editing.

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Investigating Real Results – “Beautiful”

We go through the results from the song “Beautiful” by Ivory Miller. We shorten reverberated notes, move all notes of a specific pitch, and edit some notes.

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Investigating Real Results – “To Me”

We go through the results from the song “To Me” by Cyler Rea. We double the note values, change the clef, transpose the song and add a few missing notes.