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Sonar X Ignite!by Brian Smithers
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Synopses & Reviews
Start making music in SONAR 5 right away! In these pages you will find everything you need to demystify the deep and powerful functions of this popular program, regardless of your prior experience. SONAR 5 Ignite! provides beginners with the skills they need to start composing, editing, and arranging music. Learn how to set up your project, create tracks, edit MIDI and digital audio clips, and use virtual instruments. Wrap things up by learning how to use SONAR's effects plug-ins and surround-sound capabilities to create a great-sounding mix that's ready for CD or Web distribution. If you want to make music and you're looking for maximum-strength tools with a minimum learning curve, this book will have you jamming in no time!
Book News Annotation:
Intended for beginners, this guide introduces Cakewalk's SONAR 4 producer edition music production studio, and illustrates how to set up a project, listen to songs, import audio loops, edit groove clips, record music, and work with MIDI. The second half of the book discusses plug-in effects for equalization and compression, and mixing channels in the console view. Smithers is a musician and recording engineer.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Demystify the basics of the powerful functions of SONAR 4. With step-by-step instructions, clear illustrations, and a technical edit by Cakewalk, "SONAR 4 Ignite!" gives beginners the skills they need to quickly begin composing, editing, and arranging music. Learn how to set up your project, create tracks, edit MIDI and digital audio clips, and utilize virtual instruments. Wrap things up as you learn how to use SONAR's effects plug-ins and surround-sound capabilities to create a great-sounding mix that' s ready for CD or Web distribution. Get ready to jam with SONAR 4!
About the Author
Brian Smithers is a classically-trained musician, conductor, and composer who has been performing and teaching music for more than twenty years. In addition to performing in everything from jazz combos to symphony orchestras he has long maintained a dual life as a music technology writer for Electronic Musician magazine. An accomplished recording engineer, Smithers was at the vanguard of the movement to use notebook computers for audio production. He is Course Director of Audio Workstations at Full Sail Real World Education in Winter Park, Florida. He is also the author of SONAR 3 Ignite! (1592001483) from Course Technology PTR.
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