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Modern MIDI

Sequencing and Performing Using Traditional and Mobile Tools, 2nd Edition

By Sam McGuire

Routledge

434 pages

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Description

Modern MIDI equips you with everything you need to use MIDI in your music productions. With a particular focus on practical application and step-by-step explanations, this book does far more than tell you about how MIDI works. Simple explanations and real-world scenarios encourage you to test out the techniques for yourself.

The second edition of Modern MIDI builds on the first, making sequencing approachable for absolute beginners, reinforcing the fundamentals of MIDI and expanding the coverage into new mobile technology and vintage gear.

Modern MIDI is essential reading for beginners from all backgrounds, including students and professionals, as well as experienced users looking to develop their existing setups.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to MIDI
  2. MIDI Hardware
  3. Mobile MIDI
  4. Recording MIDI
  5. Editing MIDI
  6. Mixing
  7. Using MIDI Live
  8. Music Theory Primer
  9. History of MIDI
  10. Exploring the Future of MIDI
  11. Interviews
  12. Appendix

About the Author

Sam McGuire is an active audio engineer, composer, and faculty member of the University of Colorado, Denver. He is the author of mutiple audio technology books and numerous software instructional videos for VTC.com. Sam’s research into 360° audio and impulse response technology has taken him to Europe and Asia; recording balloon pops in castles, cathedrals, and concert halls.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUS032000
MUSIC / Recording & Reproduction
TEC001000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Acoustics & Sound