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Music Production and Engineering: Audio Technology

Audio Technology

Books and DVDs on audio technology


Books and DVDs

MIDI power! by Robert Guérin
MT723 .G84 2006  Check Availability
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"From how MIDI works, to how to connect devices through it, to how it integrates into a computer environment, MIDI Power!, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference guide to MIDI. The book provides an in-depth look at MIDI, its messages, and protocols, and the information necessary to navigate it with ease. Readers learn when to use MIDI, how to edit MIDI, what technology uses MIDI, what software uses MIDI, and how MIDI is integrated into computers and what that implies for musicians, sound designers, and audio enthusiasts."
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Pro Tools 8 Music Production, Recording, Editing, and Mixing by Mike Collins
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"Pro Tools 8 for Music Production is the definitive guide to the software for new and professional users. Extensively illustrated in color and packed with time saving hints and tips, it is a great reference to keep on hand as a constant source of information. Detailed chapters on the user interface, the new MIDI and scoring features, recording, editing, signal processing and mixing blend essential knowledge with tutorials and practical examples from actual recordings."
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Pro Tools for Video, Film, and Multimedia by Ashley Shepherd
TK7881.4 .S547 2008  Check Availability
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"This books serves as a blueprint for the process of taking an audio-for-video project through all the phases of its creation. Gain an understanding of how Pro Tools works and why certain technical information and skill in Pro Tools is absolutely necessary in multimedia projects. Music engineers, video editors, Internet programmers, and musicians will all find this book a necessary tool to their post-production audio and video work."
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Logic Pro 9 Audio and Music Production by Mark Cousins
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"From initial track laying through to mixing, sound design, and mastering Mark Cousins and Russ Hepworth-Sawyer bring you Logic Pro 9. By highlighting the relevant parts of each application they take you through every step of the music creation and production process giving you all the tips, tutorials and tricks that pros use to create perfect recordings. The book has full color screen shots illustrating the tools, functions and the new look of Logic Pro 9, and the companion website has audio samples and loops."
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Elastic Audio & Beat Mapping in Pro Tools & Logic 
DVD 4277  Check Availability
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"Drawing from a wealth of experience in the music industry, MP&E Associate Professor Prince Charles Alexander demonstrates the powerful tools available in Pro Tools and Logic for beat-mapping, elastic time and audio quantization, and tempo calculation. Using Beyoncé's 'Single [L]adies (put a ring on it),' he demos multiple ways to accomplish time-stretching and other audio and tempo manipulation, and finishes the presentation by addressing the importance of pushing the envelope musically, while being steeped in current trends and knowing the pulse of the industry." 
Technology of Modern Music Production 
DVD 4439  Check Availability
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"Prince Charles Alexander shares knowledge of the music industry he has garnered over the past 30 plus years. He covers approaching different types of production, and choices to make while navagating a career in the music industry, always landing back at the point to do your homework. He stresses listening to all types of music, understanding the current music market and what makes a successful recording, knowing and using the tools available with music technology."
Pro Tools 101: Official Courseware, Version 9.0 
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"Learn to build sessions that include multitrack recordings of live instruments, MIDI sequences, software synthesizers, and virtual instruments. Through hands-on tutorials, develop essential techniques for recording, editing, and mixing. The included DVD-ROM offers tutorial files and videos, additional documentation, and Pro Tools sessions to accompany the projects in the text."
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