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Publisher: Thomson, Schirmer
ISBN10: 0534273750 ISBN13: 9780534273750 DDC: 780.285 LCC: ML74 Edition: (DVD)


Accompanying DVD-ROM provides hands-on activities focused on specific commercial software to parallel the major topics of the book and includes links to related materials including worksheets, teachers evaluation forms, and selected study materials. Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-451) and index. Musicians and their use of technology -- People making technology -- People using technology -- Digital audio basics -- Acoustics, digital audio, and music synthesis -- Software for capturing, editing, and storing digital audio -- Building a no-frills digital audio workstation -- Doing more with digital audio -- Sonic realism : MPEG, surround sound, and laser discs -- Software for multiple tracks and channels -- Hardware for multichannel digital audio -- Music sequencing and MIDI basics -- How MIDI works -- Software techniques for MIDI sequencing -- MIDI hardware : interfaces, keyboards, and sound modules -- Doing more with MIDI and beyond -- Adventures in sound shaping and synthesis -- Extending MIDI : controllers, SoundFonts, and timing -- Music notation -- Coding systems for music notation and performance -- Software for music notation -- Notation hardware : input devices, scanners, and OMR -- Computer-aided instruction in music -- Music software for knowledge and skill development -- New directions in music-instruction software -- Putting it all together.


  • LCC: ML74
  • Dewey Decimal: 780.285

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xxix, 467 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition Info: (DVD)


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