As composers we put so much energy and expertise into the creation of music and laying out the score properly that we often gloss over the superficial details. In order to turn your score into a salable product you need to address things like the cover and front matter.Continue reading
Category: Composer Tips
Swirly Music asks composers submit scores in PDF format, and that each score be compiled into one PDF file. This means you may need to assemble separate files, like a cover and any front matter, and the music pages themselves.
On a Mac, this is extremely easy to do using the Preview app that is native to the Mac OS X operating system. This video tutorial demonstrates how to do this exactly, with a bonus of showing how, on a Mac, any file that can be printed can also be swiftly converted to PDF format.Continue reading