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Focal Press Book: The MIDI Manual: A Practical Guide to MIDI in the Project Studio, 3rd Edition by David Miles Huber

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The MIDI Manual: A Practical Guide to MIDI in the Project Studio, 3rd Edition - 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 synchronization. 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.

Readership: Musicians, sound engineers, music technology and audio engineering students

Complete illustrated guide to the MIDI spec and explanation of the implementation chart
Practical advice on sampling and sequencing, covering all the major DAWs
Includes all the latest developments in hardware and software


What is MIDI?
MIDI 1.0
The MIDI Studio
The Hardware
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
Subject Digital Audio
Author David Miles Huber
Edition 3rd
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 384
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.25" (191 x 235mm)
  • Line Illustrations: 14
  • Halftones: 301
  • ISBN Number 978-0-240-80798-0
    Publisher Focal
    Date Published March 2007
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