Getting Started in Computer Music / Edition 1

Getting Started in Computer Music / Edition 1

by Mark Nelson, Premier Development
     
 


"Getting Started in Computer Music" gets beginners to computer music excited about all of the creative possibilities at their fingertips. This book provides the practical, step-by-step information readers will need to purchase and use the equipment that best suits their budget and goals. The book features chapters on music software (including DAWs, audio editors,… See more details below

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"Getting Started in Computer Music" gets beginners to computer music excited about all of the creative possibilities at their fingertips. This book provides the practical, step-by-step information readers will need to purchase and use the equipment that best suits their budget and goals. The book features chapters on music software (including DAWs, audio editors, performance software, loop-based tools, and plug-ins), hardware (such as CPUs, RAM, and audio cards), and ancillary hardware (like keyboards, MIDI controllers, mixers, amps, and speakers). All content is completely up-to-date and covers all of the basic information using clear, concise explanations. This comprehensive guide includes a complete index which makes this book something that readers can refer to again and again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592008421
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/05/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Sales rank:
1,394,235
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction 1. Music Making On the Computer 2. Recording: Then & Now 3. Choosing a Computer 4. Choosing Your Software: What Do You Want to Do? 5. Track One: MIDI 6. Track Two: Looping Tools 7. Track Three: Digital Recording For the Solo Musician 8. Track Four: Putting it All Together 9. Thats a Wrap Appendices A: Glossary B. Internet Resources C: Manufactures D: Buying Used gear

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