Book: The MIDI Manual, Second Edition

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    Puts MIDI to work for any beginning- and intermediate-level user! A comprehensive guide to Musical Instrument Digital Interfacing. "Provides introductory coverage of electronic music technology. Studies the multiple uses of MIDI. Includes a reference and equipment guide with advice on which system to purchase. Written for music students, professional musicians, and audio engineers". --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

    From Book News, Inc.
    This all-around guide to the popular Musical Instrument Digital Interface technology shows sound engineers, musicians, and students how to set up an efficient MIDI system and how to use a PC to expand recording and performance techniques. Updated to include new developments in hardware and software, it covers MIDI components, functions, and fundamentals; MIDI's full range of production techniques; synchronization; digital audio and hard-disk recording techniques; sequencing; and multimedia technology. Tips and practical examples are also included. Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR

    Book Description
    MIDI is a digital language that allows multiple electronic instruments, performance controllers, computers and other related devices to communicate with each other within a network in a performance setting, so that a musician can create, develop, and/or perform a song in a practical, flexible and affordable production environment. This book has been established as the most complete reference on the subject, by a very respected sound engineer and author.

    This manual has been revised and updated to include the new developments in hardware and software. Tips and practical examples on sequencing and mixing techniques have been added to enhance its usefulness as a reference tool for sound engineers, musicians and students.

    KEY FEATURES:
    * Most comprehensive reference on MIDI
    * Updated to include new developments in hardware and software

    Synopsis
    A comprehensive text on MIDI, the digital language that allows electronic instruments and computers to communicate with each other. This revised edition covers new developments in hardware and software. Tips and examples on sequencing and mixing techniques have been included.

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    Puts MIDI to work for you. This book is a serious, comprehensive guide to Musical Instrument Digital Interfacing that provides introductory coverage of electronic music technology; studies the multiple uses of MIDI; and includes a reference and equipment guide with advice on which system to purchase. Written for music students, professional musicians, and audio engineers. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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