Sonar 7 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide / Edition 6 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
Get the most out of SONAR with the definitive guidebook! SONAR Power! picks up where the manual leaves off, teaching you how to dig deep into the program with step-by-step examples and exercises. From initially customizing SONAR to creating and producing a surround sound mix, you'll learn everything you need to know to make your composing and recording sessions run more smoothly. Learn about audio and MIDI effects and how to use them in offline and real-time situations. Explore mixing music via software and discover how much control you can have when you're using an on-screen software mixer. Take a look at the advanced features of SONAR, including AudioSnap, Active Controller Technology (ACT), and Session Drummer 2. Wrap things up as you learn how to prepare your completed SONAR project and burn it to a CD.
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About the Author
Scott R. Garrigus (garrigus.com) has been involved with music and computers since he was twelve years old. He earned a B.A. in music performance with an emphasis in sound recording technology at UMass, Lowell. In 1993, he released his first instrumental album on cassette, Pieces of Imagination. In 1995, he began his professional writing career when his first article appeared in Electronic Musician magazine. In 2000, he authored his first book, Cakewalk Power!, which was the first book to deal exclusively with the Cakewalk Pro Audio, Guitar Studio, and Home Studio software applications. Since then, Scott has written a number of other books, including Sound Forge Power!, SONAR Power!, SONAR 2 Power!, Sound Forge 6 Power!, SONAR 3 Power!, SONAR 4 Power!, SONAR 5 Power!, Sound Forge 8 Power!: The Official Guide, SONAR 8 Power!, SONAR X1 Power!, and SONAR X2 Power! Today, Garrigus continues to contribute articles to a number of print and online publications. He also publishes his own music technology e-zine, called DigiFreq (digifreq.com), which provides free news, reviews, tips, and techniques for music technology and home recording users.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. MIDI and Digital Audio Basics Chapter 2. Getting Started with SONAR Chapter 3. Customizing SONAR Chapter 4. Working with Projects Chapter 5. Getting Around in SONAR Chapter 6. Recording and Playback Chapter 7. Editing Basics Chapter 8. Exploring the Editing Tools Chapter 9. Composing with Loops Chapter 10. Software Synthesis Chapter 11. Exploring Effects Chapter 12. Mixing it Down Chapter 13. Making Sheet Music Chapter 14. Studio Control with StudioWare and SysEx Chapter 15. CAL 101 Chapter 16. Advanced CAL Techniques Chapter 17. Take Your SONAR Project to CD Appendix A: Sample Project Roadmap - From Recording to Mixdown Appendix B: Backing up Your Project Files Appendix C: Producing for Multimedia and the Web Appendix D: SONAR Resources on the Web