Writing music

Once you have set up your project, you can start writing music.

In Write mode, you can input notes and insert other notations into your score.


Throughout Dorico Pro, most tasks can be accomplished using only your computer's keyboard. You do not need to use the mouse or touchpad. Learning key commands allows you to use Dorico Pro most efficiently. The fastest way to input music is using a MIDI keyboard. If you do not have a MIDI keyboard, you can use your computer's keyboard. Of course, you can still use the mouse or touchpad if you want.

In the following sections, you learn how to input notes and notation items.