MDL 1.2 Notation Guide

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MuseScore Drumline 1.2 is the first iteration of MDL specifically designed to be compatible with MuseScore 3.

As with MuseScore 2.3, to enter Note Input Mode, select the measure you wish to start writing in and press the "N" key. To turn Note Input Mode off, simply press the "N" key again.

The following Notation Guides demonstrate MDL Battery instrument notation.

MDL Snare/Snare Line
Notation Guide- MDL Snare Line-1.png
Notation Guide- MDL Snare Line-2.png

MDL Tenor/Tenor Line
Notation Guide- MDL Tenor Line-1.png
Notation Guide- MDL Tenor Line-2.png

MDL Bass Line (5)
Notation Guide- MDL Bass Line (5)-1.png

MDL Bass Line (10)
Notation Guide- MDL Bass Line (10)-1.png

MuseScore Drumline also comes with Workspace Palettes specific to marching percussion. The following Palette Guides demonstrate the various pictograms used in MDL when writing for marching percussion.

MDL Battery Palette
Palette Guide- MDL Battery-1.png

MDL Front Ensemble: Pitched Percussion
Palette Guide- MDL Front Ensemble Pitched-1.png

MDL Front Ensemble: Unpitched Percussion & Implements
Palette Guide- MDL Front Ensemble Unpitched Percussion and Implements-1.png
Palette Guide- MDL Front Ensemble Unpitched Percussion and Implements-2.png

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