PC Music - The Easy Guide

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Written by Robin Vincent, who's currently PC music manager at London's famous Turnkey music shop. He fields questions from would-be PC musicians all day long so he's got all the answers. * How do I make music on my PC?
* Can I record music onto my PC?
* What's a sequencer?
* How can I get my PC to print a music score?
* What sort of a soundcard do I need?
* What hardware and software do I need?
* How do I connect a keyboard to my PC?
* How can I get music onto and off the internet?
Just a few of the questions you've probably asked. Well you'll find the answers to all these questions, and many more, in this book. "PC Music - The Easy Guide" will show you what can be done, what it all means, and what you will need to start creating your own music on your PC. It's an easy read, it's fully illustrated and it will help you understand how a computer can be used as a creative music tool. The book covers soundcards, recording music with sequencers, hard disk digital audio recording and editing, plug-ins, printing scores with notation software, using your PC as a synthesiser, getting music onto and off the internet, using Windows 95/98 and it suggests sample PC music set-ups. It's all rounded off with answers to some frequently asked questions (FAQs), a glossary, advice on the musical hardware and software that you'll need, anda list of invaluable industry contacts. If you want to make music on your PC, this is the place to start. Contents: Introduction; What can a PC do?; Getting deeper into soundcards; MIDI sequencing; Hard disk recording; Sample or wave editing; Plug-ins; Notation - score writing; Software synthesis; Internet music; Intermission; Tackling Windows; Examples of PC music set-ups; Further FAQs; General MIDI; Glossary; Products; Contacts. ©1999, 100 pages.