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The video training manual for Notator SL by Tim Walter ("Emagic & Notator video training manual", Labyrinth video training manuals, 1993). Approximate running time: 2 hours, 20 minutes.
The publisher is unavailable and it can be hard to find copies of this video; even second-hand, but Music books plus in the United States have a few copies left (for US$ 44.95).

NOTE: be sure to check which TV standard the video works with before you buy! (NTSC for North America, PAL for most European countries).

Table of contents -Notator video training manual
Introduction(5 min 50 sec) Tutorial 8(1 min 45 sec)
-Using the part box
-Putting symbols on the score
Tutorial 16 (1 min 35 sec)
-Page preview, more tips
Tutorial 24 (3 min 50 sec)
-The graphic arrange mode
-Using more than one pattern
Tutorial 1(6 min 05 sec)
-Sequencing page
-MIDI channels
Tutorial 9(1 min 25 sec)
-The printer page
Tutorial 17 (7 min 40 sec)
-Useful score tips
-Transposing score & track
-Printing single parts
-Process note attributes
-Adding Staccato
Tutorial 25 (6 min 40 sec)
Tutorial 2(1 min 15 sec)
-MIDI sequencing
Tutorial 10(2 min 35 sec)
-Page preview
Tutorial 18 (1 min 35 sec)
-Making backups
-Initialising computer
-Avoiding using new songs and 
losing auto song settings
Tutorial 26 (6 min 55 sec)
-The RMG page
Tutorial 3(8 min 50 sec)
-Writing a song
-Naming tracks
-Deleting tracks
Tutorial 11(2 min 45 sec)
Tutorial 19 (6 min 40 sec)
-Polyphony, an example
Tutorial 27 (4 min 35 sec)
-Hyper edit
-Example, creating a timp roll
Tutorial 4(4 min 50 sec)
-The score editor
-Split staves
-Changing split points
-Interpretation mode
-Changing clefs
Tutorial 12 (6 min 10 sec)
-Sequencing page, more tips
-Recording further tracks
-Solo MIDI
-Track copy
-Highest parameters
Tutorial 20 (1 min 30 sec)
-Time signature changes
Tutorial 28 (8 min 40 sec)
-Unitor, working with SMPTE
-Synchronizing to tape and video
Tutorial 5(3 min 20 sec)
-Drum map
-Rhythm notation
Tutorial 13 (2 min 50 sec)
-Score editor
-More tips
-Score divider
-Moving around the score
-Miniature mode
-Display track parameter window
Tutorial 21 (1 min 25 sec)
-Tempo changes

Tutorial 6(4 min 40 sec)
-Editing on the score
-Moving notes in time and pitch
-Moving around the score
Tutorial 14 (3 min 20 sec)
-Setting key signature cresc. & slur
Tutorial 22 (2 min 40 sec)
-Program changes
Tutorial 7(1 min 50 sec)
-Full score mode
-Changing track order
Tutorial 15 (7 min 50 sec)
-Lyrics & text
-Titles printing
-Fitting score to page
Tutorial 23 (8 min 15 sec)
-The arrangement mode

This video shows what equipment you will need and how to plug it all in.
The video outlines on a one-to-one basis in a "jargon-free" easy to follow manner how to use the program.
It also gives you an insight into some of the more advanced features of the software.

Tim Walter on Notator

Tim has been working with Notator since completing a music degree at Bristol University. He has worked as session musician and composer for several major artists including Rowan Atkinson and Imagination.

Tim now runs a music production company writing music for radio, film and television. In 1990 he launched a brand new service for education which not only supplies and installs computer equipment and recording studios but also trains and supports the staff in schools -a uniques service!

Tim now passes on some tips to help you get the most from Notator!

A Labyrinth Video Training Manual Copyright 1993
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