Add head to score in separate section.

• Nov 16, 2019 - 18:40

I have been writing a lot of jazz charts lately - my own creations. From my own experience playing, a lot of jazz charts will have the head written in a separate section above the main part. Does anybody know of a way to provide this effect with Musescore (currently using v3.0)? Thank you all for your help.
-- Jordan.


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(I'm a classical musician). What do you mean by "head"? "Page heading" doesn't seem to make sense in the context of your question.

In reply to by Ziya Mete Demircan

Generally, the head is the main tune, which is the basis for the (mostly) improvised performance.
When I taught high school music, I often I often used the example of Chuck Mangione's Legend of the One-Eyed Sailor. The main theme played once in its entirety, followed by a series of jazz variations, and finishing with another statement of the main theme. (It's also a dynamite track!)

As for how to achieve your goal of setting the head apart from the rest of the chart, you could either use a system break, if you only want to ensure that the development of the chart begins on a new system, or add a spacer if you wish to create a more visual separation from the head.

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