Brian Smithers is a classically-trained musician, conductor, and composer who has been performing and teaching music for more than twenty years. He has served as conductor of the world-famous Walt Disney World Band and has contributed articles to Keyboard Magazine, Music & Computers, and Electronic Musician. An accomplished recording engineer, he founded a Web site that was for years the only sustained Internet resource for laptop-based music production. As Course Director of Audio Workstations and Advanced Audio Workstations at Full Sail Real World Education, Smithers coordinates and guides the curriculum of one of the largest digital audio workstation lab environments in the world. He also teaches music technology at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida.
SONAR 4 Ignite!by Brian Smithers
Following in the footsteps of the successful "SONAR 3 Ignite" (1592001483), "SONAR 4 Ignite!" is an introduction to the powerful music production capabilities of Cakewalk SONAR Producer Edition and Studio Edition. With over 700,000+ loyal Cakewalk music software users worldwide, the need for guides on revisions of SONAR has only increased. Through a large number
Following in the footsteps of the successful "SONAR 3 Ignite" (1592001483), "SONAR 4 Ignite!" is an introduction to the powerful music production capabilities of Cakewalk SONAR Producer Edition and Studio Edition. With over 700,000+ loyal Cakewalk music software users worldwide, the need for guides on revisions of SONAR has only increased. Through a large number of screenshots and step-by-step instructions, this book gets readers up and running in no time on this new version. In a highly visual and effective format, readers learn how to use SONAR for MIDI sequencing, digital audio recording, and mixing on a Windows computer. After laying out the basics of operating the software, this guide offers tips on using software synthesizers and plug-ins and becoming more efficient with the program. The author, Brian Smithers, offers valuable insights from his experience as a teacher, musician, composer and product reviewer as to which functions, screens, tools, and processes are most important to a novice. With no prior knowledge of the software assumed, this book is perfect for both beginners to music technology and SONAR and also for those more experienced users looking to brush up on this new version. Although SONAR is known for being user-friendly, many users avoid reading manuals and formal documentation. "SONAR 4 Ignite!" gives readers the knowledge they need in an agreeable form that promotes enjoyable, yet effective, learning.
- Cengage Learning
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