Want inspiration to improve the look of your Finale documents?

Here you'll find a selection of web pages with excellent examples of music engraving with Finale.

All these examples have been engraved with Finale, but are available in formats that can be viewed/printed wihtout Finale, such as PDF, GIF, etc. Please note that some of the PDF samples might not look good on screen, they need to be printed to be viewed properly!

Engraver samples Styles Comments
Giuliano Forghieri classical, jazz, commercial, choral, book examples Many sample files in a wide range of notation styles, all with excellent engraving output. (For the book example, the music examples were created in Finale, but not the book itself. All other samples are Finale output.)
Johannes Gebauer classical Great engraving examples for classical-style engravings. Notice the attention put to spacing, beams, placement, consistency, etc.
Gal Hartman avant-garde, classical Terrific examples of mainly avant-garde notation scores, as well a couple of classical-style engraving examples. (G. Henle Verlag München was awarded the German Association of Music Publishers' annual award in 2001, for an edition made by this engraver.)
Sylvain Lemay & Éric Dussault avant-garde, classical, opera, vocal Many excellent examples of avant-garde and traditional notation.
Jef Chippewa avant-garde Another page with really great examples of avant-garde scores.
Simon Troup commercial, classical, TAB A sample portfolio of work, with musical samples created in Finale. Terrific guitar TAB notation.
Dennis Collins early music/vocal Henle-style beaming and excellent font handling in this large collection of new editions of 17th century vocal music.
Nicole NIZET & Philippe BAYARD classical, vocal, avant-garde Many different examples. Nice and clean layout.
Darcy James Argue jazz, commercial, classical, vocal, choral

Excellent examples in many different styles, for instance jazz and commercial-style engravings.

Any other web page with Finale examples to recommend for this list? Contact me!