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Pro Tools 101: An Introduction to Pro Tools 11

PRO TOOLS 101 AN INTRODUCTION TO PRO TOOLS 11 takes a comprehensive approach to learning the fundamentals of Pro Tools systems. Now updated for Pro Tools 11 software, this new edition from the definitive authority on Pro Tools covers everything you need to know to complete a Pro Tools project. Learn to build sessions that include multitrack recordings of live instruments, MIDI sequences, and virtual instruments. Through hands-on tuto...

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The Romantic Overture and Musical Form from Rossini to Wagner

In this book Steven Vande Moortele offers a comprehensive account of operatic and concert overtures in continental Europe between 1815 and 1850. Discussing a broad range of works by German, French, and Italian composers, it is at once an investigation of the Romantic overture within the context of mid-nineteenth century musical culture and an analytical study that focuses on aspects of large-scale formal organization in the overture ...

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The Last Miles: The Music of Miles Davis, 1980-1991

"Very moving, emotional material." -Gordon Meltzer, Miles's last road manager and executive producer of the Doo-Bop album "An important book." -Brian Priestley, jazz pianist, critic, reviewer, and co-author of The Rough Guide to Jazz "Bravo! Thank you for telling it like it was!" -Randy Hall, singer/guitarist "George Cole's writing, his choice of references, his descriptions of many incidents–-it is all so clear and respectful, and s...

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C.P.E. Bach (The Late Eighteenth-Century Composers)

The second son of Johann Sebastian Bach, C.P.E. Bach was an important composer in his own right, as well as a writer and performer on keyboard instruments. He composed roughly a thousand works in all the leading genres of the period, with the exception of opera, and Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven all acknowledged his influence. He was also the author of a two-volume encyclopedic book about performance on keyboard instrument. C.P.E. Bach...

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Popular Music in Eastern Europe

This book explores popular music in Eastern Europe during the period of state socialism, in countries such as Poland, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Romania, Czechoslovakia, the GDR, Estonia and Albania. It discusses the policy concerning music, the greatest Eastern European stars, such as Karel Gott, Czesław Niemen and Omega, as well as DJs and the music press. By conducting original research, including interviews and examining archival mater...

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SONAR X2 Power!: Comprehensive Guide

To stay informed about book updates and additional SONAR tips, articles, and videos sign up for the free DigiFreq music recording newsletter: digifreq.com/digifreq/ and visit the author's main website: garrigus.com. The leading reference to Cakewalk's powerful digital audio workstation, SONAR X2 POWER! is an all-new edition of this popular guide, offering top-to-bottom detailed coverage of the SONAR X2 software. The book's comprehens...

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Logic Pro X Power!: The Comprehensive Guide

LOGIC PRO X POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE is a thoroughly updated edition of this popular guide to Apple Inc.'s flagship software for computer music production, Logic Pro X. The most complete guide to Logic Pro X available, this book is both an introduction and reference to Logic's essential features. All the issues and questions you're likely to encounter while making music with Logic are covered simply and thoroughly. In addition...

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Guitar Theory For Dummies

Serious about jamming, understanding, and creating guitar-driven music? Easy. With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Theory For Dummies goes beyond guitar basics, presenting the guidance intermediate to advanced players need to improve their improvisational and compositional skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book. Key content cover...

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The Performance of Italian Basso Continuo

Basso continuo accompaniment calls upon a complex tapestry of harmonic, rhythmic, compositional, analytical and improvisational skills. The evolving knowledge that underpinned the performance of basso continuo was built up and transmitted from the late 1500s to the second half of the eighteenth century, when changes in instruments together with the assertion of control by composers over their works brought about its demise. By tracin...

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Music: A Very Short Introduction

What is music? How is it constructed? How is it consumed? Why do you enjoy it at all? In Music: A Very Short plays Introduction, Nicholas Cook invites us to really think about music and the role it plays in our lives and our ears. Drawing on a number of accessible examples, the author prompts us to call on our own musical experiences in order to think more critically about the roles of the performers and the listener, about music as ...