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.
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"The MIDI Manual, 2ed is probably the most authoritative book on the subject." - Sound & Video Contractor, April 2000
"The Midi Manual is a great source of information about MIDI and the personal studio. Huber's straightforward writing style and broad view of music production give the book plenty of appeal to readers at all sophistication levels." - Brian Smithers, Electronic Musician
"A useful reference book for anyone using MIDI."
James Eade, Lighting and Sound International.
What is MIDI?
The MIDI Studio
Electronic Musical Instruments
Digital Audio in MIDI Production
Groove Toys and Techniques
Music Printing Programs
MIDI in Mass Media
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