How to get there
Choose the HyperScribe tool . The HyperScribe menu appears.
What it does
Noteman says: Learn how to set up a MIDI keyboard in the Set up a MIDI keyboard QuickStart Video.
HyperScribe is a method of entering music in Finale by transcribing a real-time MIDI performance into notation. It transcribes the music onto one or two staves, even if you alter the tempo as you play. In order to capture an accurate performance, use this menu to define what rhythmic value you’ll be using for your key or foot taps as you play and how you want your performance quantizedA process of rounding off rhythmic values of notes played in a MIDI performance to the nearest selected duration, resulting in a cleaner transcription of the notes.. See Recording with HyperScribe.
- Beat Source. Use this submenu to control what you hear when you use HyperScribe to enter music. Listen to just a metronome click or listen to an instant playback of the staves that you’ve selected in the ScoreManager. If you prefer, you can also play back staves while an accompanying metronome click provides a beat reference. See Beat Source submenu.
- Record Mode. Use this submenu to transcribe a performance into a single staff or two staves. The multitrack recording command lets you record simultaneous input from multiple channels into multiple staves or multiple layers of staves. See Record Mode submenu.
- HyperScribe Options. Choose this command to display the HyperScribe Options dialog box, which holds specialized transcription choices such as the incoming channelMIDI channels are used to transmit and receive MIDI information such as note on and note off messages as well as controller and patch information to your MIDI device(s). for the Record
Into One Staff or Split Into Two Staves record modes, and whether you want Finale to record key velocities and note durations as you play.
- Record Continuous Data. Choose this command to display the Record Continuous Data dialog box where you can choose if MIDI data like channel pressure, controllers, patch changes, and pitch bends are recorded while entering music with HyperScribe.