Synopses & Reviews
The MIDI Manual is a complete reference on MIDI, written by a well-respected sound engineer and author. This best-selling guide provides a clear explanation of what MIDI is, how to use electronic instruments and an explanation of sequencers and how to use them. You will learn how to set up an efficient MIDI system and how to get the best out of your music.
The MIDI Manual is packed full of useful tips and practical examples on sequencing and mixing techniques. It also covers editors/librarians, working with a score, MIDI in mass media and multimedia and synchronisation. The MIDI spec is set out in detail along with the helpful guidelines on using the implementation chart.
Illustrated throughout with helpful photos and screengrabs, this is the most readable and clear book on MIDI available.
* Complete illustrated guide to the MIDI spec and explanation of the implementation chart
* Practical advice on sampling and sequencing, covering all the major DAWs
* Includes all the latest developments in hardware and software
"A useful reference book for anyone using MIDI."
James Eade, Lighting and Sound International.
The comprehensive reference on MIDI, fully revised and updated.
About the Author
David Miles Huber is widely acclaimed in the recording industry as a digital audio consultant, author and guest lecturer on the subject of digital audio and recording technology. As well as being a reg
David Huber is a freelance recording engineer and consultant and regular contributor for EQ magazine.
Table of Contents
What is MIDI?; MIDI 1.0; The MIDI Studio; The Hardware; Electronic Musical Instruments; Sequencing; Digital Audio in MIDI Production; Groove Toys and Techniques; Editor/Librarians; Music Printing Programs; MIDI in Mass Media; Multimedia; Synchronization; MIDI-Based Mixing and Automation; Appendix A: The MIDI 1.0 Specification; Appendix B: MIDI Distribution and Processing; Appendix C: The MIDI Implementation Chart; Appendix D: Continued Education