5809. Tác giả chính: Carolynn A. Lindeman
Nhan đề: PianoLab : an introduction to class piano / Carolynn A. Lindeman Số phân loại : 786.2193 C109; Đặc điểm vật lý: xix, 344 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 sound disc
*Tóm tắt : This is a complete package for Class Piano under one cover---textbook and audio CD. The engaging step-by-step approach to playing the piano will help you to understand how music works, and develop your keyboard skills-quickly .
5810. Tác giả chính: Michael Prager
Nhan đề: Sampling and soft synth power! / by Michael Prager Số phân loại : 786.76 M302; Đặc điểm vật lý: xvi, 460 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
*Tóm tắt : Setting itself apart from others on the market, this book covers BOTH sampling and software synths as opposed to just one or the other - topics that go hand-in-hand. The author reveals valuable tricks of the trade that help readers make their songs sound professional. Through in-depth tutorials, readers also learn how to sample and synthesize with other software and hardware. Delving deep into these topics, both professional musicians and hobbyists will be interested in "Sampling and Soft Synth Power!". It's a great way to sharpen skills and get the most out of sampling and software synths. It's the perfect book for any home recording studio .
Nhan đề: Kontakt 2 power! : the comprehensive guide / David Das Số phân loại : 786.76 D111; Đặc điểm vật lý: xvi, 276 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
*Tóm tắt : Get the most out of Kontakt 2 with the definitive guidebook! This complete book and DVD package offers musicians an unparalleled close-up view of one of the most powerful software samplers on the market. A thorough encyclopedic treatment of every button, knob, and function of Kontakt 2 is balanced with practical tutorials (from beginner to advanced) demonstrating how to create instruments from scratch using samples on the accompanying DVD. There is also a section with hands-on examples on how the sampler can be used in both a studio and a live environment .
5812. Tác giả chính: John von Seggern
Nhan đề: Laptop music power! : the comprehensive guide / John von Seggern Số phân loại : 786.76 J427; Đặc điểm vật lý: xv, 373 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
*Tóm tắt : With the ever-increasing number of musicians using computers in live performance, there is a need for a resource on how to deal with the unique difficulties involved. This book is here to fill that need. Providing an in-depth look at live music performance with laptop computers, readers will gain a solid understanding of this relatively new and growing area of music creation. While the book explains laptop music from a big-picture perspective, it also covers some of the technical specifics such as how to choose equipment (both hardware and software) and get it working properly, as well as the musical possibilities that can be gained from a particular hardware and software setup. Additionally, readers explore some of the most effective ways of using computers in a live performance situation. A number of interviews with well-known performers who use computers live are interspersed throughout the book, as well as detailed descriptions of the actual hardware and software setups being used by various contemporary performers. Musicians in the realm of music will truly benefit in this guide's unique, extremely informative, and diverse approach .
5813. Tác giả chính: Matt Piper
Nhan đề: Using Reason’s virtual instruments : skill pack / Matt Piper Số phân loại : 786.76 M110; Đặc điểm vật lý: xii, 177 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
*Tóm tắt : What will distinguish the sounds you make in Reason from the rest of the crowd? One of the keys to mastering Reason lies in mastering its virtual instruments-the numerous customizable synths and sample players that come with the program. With these tools, a nearly limitless virtual studio is at your fingertips-but how do you maximize these instruments to their fullest potential? Using Reason's Virtual Instruments: Skill Pack provides you the knowledge you need to freely express yourself with Reason, to get you out of the presets and into designing your own sounds. What may now appear to be an overwhelming jumble of virtual knobs, sliders, and buttons will soon become a finite and comfortable environment in which you can let your creativity soar. By the end of the book, you will know exactly what to do with every square inch of the Reason instruments .
Nhan đề: Digital Performer 5 power! : the comprehensive guide / Don Barrett Số phân loại : 786.76 D430; Đặc điểm vật lý: xvii, 573 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
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5815. Tác giả chính: Brent Edstrom
Nhan đề: Musicianship in the digital age / by Brent Edstrom Số phân loại : 786.76 E201; Đặc điểm vật lý: xii, 524 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm. + 1 sound disc (64 min. : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.)
*Tóm tắt : Unlike many other books on the market, "Musicianship in the Digital Age" effectively combines music technology with musicianship. The book provides technical instruction on topics such a sequencing, synthesis, loop-based tools, and editing, with insights on how to actually use that technology to sequence and record original compositions. Organized into three parts, the first two parts cover the technological and theoretical aspects of music production while the third part ties together all of the skills learned by presenting fifteen demonstration scores and recordings with a detailed description of the entire production process. Each chapter also features helpful tips and suggested activities that, along with the companion CD, help solidify the skills learned. Readers will learn many musical concepts that will enhance the creative process and foster a versatile approach to sequencing and composition .