MUSIC
Cengage - Scoring With Logic Pro 2013 Retail eBook-BitBook
Apple's Logic Pro is one of today's most popular digital audio workstations (DAW). Perhaps the most professional DAW on the market for composers, Logic can be used to compose anything from a symphony to a television jingle and includes complete tools for scoring, recording, and processing music and audio. Despite Logic's popularity as a composition tool, its Score Editor can be one of the application's most challenging features to master. Scoring with Logic Pro offers concise and easy-to-follow tutorials to guide the reader in inputting, formatting, and printing music notation using Logic Pro's Score Editor. Whether you're a beginner or a long-time Logic Pro user just getting into composition, you'll be scoring like the pros in no time.

Cengage Learning - Sibelius 7 Music Notation Essentials 2014 Retail eBook-BitBook
SIBELIUS 7 MUSIC NOTATION ESSENTIALS provides the most thorough introduction available to the fundamental operations of Sibelius 7 and lays the foundation for continuing studies at the more advanced levels. This book is built around five hands-on projects, including an introduction to the Sibelius 7 interface and basic editing operations; setting up a score and entering notes; importing MIDI, MusicXML, lyrics, and more; creating a worksheet; and scoring video. The learning method is tutorial-based, step-by-step, and visually compelling; the projects in the book are fully integrated with the accompanying tutorial videos and include many helpful screenshots and diagrams. On the companion website are 31 tutorial videos in which the author steps you through every key skill learned in each lesson. In addition, the accompanying CD provides you with all of the resources you need to complete the course in Sibelius, plus five extension projects. SIBELIUS 7 MUSIC NOTATION ESSENTIALS is the first crucial step in mastering Sibelius 7, the most popular music notation software in use today.

Cengage - Logic Pro X Power 2015 Retail eBook-BitBook
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, you'll learn why Logic works the way it does-so instead of just reproducing steps mechanically, you'll understand what you're doing, leading you to true expertise and creativity with Logic Pro X. No matter where you are on the spectrum of Logic know-how, this is the book for you. If you're a beginner, you will benefit from the clear, step-by-step introductions to what Logic Pro X can do. More advanced users will find LOGIC PRO X POWER! an indispensable reference-the go-to resource covering all of the software's features and functions. Build your Logic Pro expertise with LOGIC PRO X POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE.

Cengage Learning - Reason 6 Power 2012 Retail eBook-BitBook
The leading reference to Propellerhead's flagship virtual studio, Reason 6 Power! is an all-new edition, exploring and explaining the latest version of this popular, powerful music-making software. This book is the most thorough guide to Reason available, covering all the magic and fun that Reason is known for---from its synths, samplers, drums, and signal processors to its powerful and intuitive MIDI sequencer, audio recorder, and all the stunning new devices in Reason 6. If you're a beginner, you will benefit from the clear, step-by-step introductions to everything Reason can do. More advanced users will find this to be an indispensable reference---the go-to resource covering all of Reason's features and functions. Strengthen your Reason expertise with Reason 6 Power!

Beat Magazin - Dezember 2017

Wer nicht ewig mit Loops, digitalen Sounds und Samples arbeiten möchte, greift irgendwann einmal zum Mikrofon – und taucht damit ein in die faszinierende Welt der akustischen Klänge, Räume und Atmosphären. Im großen Spezial „Recording" zeigt Beat, wie man mit Mikrofonen Vocals, akustische Instrumente, Amps u.v.m. abnimmt und harmonisch in elektronische Tracks integriert.
Cengage - Reason 7 Power 2014 Retail eBook-BitBook
The Reason debut in 2000 heralded wide-sweeping changes in the world of electronic music. Reason was the very first music-software platform that behaved just like hardware. Since then, Reason has grown considerably. In addition to adding support for many more devices--from Propellerhead, the creators of Reason, as well as from respected third-party companies such as Korg, Cakewalk, and others--and a truly professional mixing board, Reason has developed into a complete "studio" that looks and sounds like hardware--but is all software. This book covers the most recent version of Reason, Reason 7. This version adds the polish. In Reason 7, everything has been refined, including the way that you get around the software and even the way you edit audio. This book introduces these Reason 7 refinements in addition to covering everything that Reason's always done. If you're new to Reason, this book will get you up to speed. You'll learn all about the classic devices stored within the giant virtual studio that is Reason. If you're an experienced Reason user, you'll be happy, too. This book covers all the new features found in Reason 7.
Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings by Steve Sullivan
From John Philip Sousa to Green Day, from Scott Joplin to Kanye West, from Stephen Foster to Coldplay, The Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings covers the vast scope of its subject with virtually unprecedented breadth and depth. Approximately 1,000 key song recordings from 1889 to the present are explored in full, unveiling the stories behind the songs, the recordings, the performers, and the songwriters.
Scarecrow Press - Music Production 2012 2nd Edition Retail eBook-BitBook
The guidance of a skilled music producer will always be a key factor in producing a great recording. In that sense, as Michael Zager points out in his second edition of Music Production: For Producers, Composer, Arrangers, and Students, the job of a music producer is analogous to that of a film director, polishing work product to its finest sheen. And this is no small matter in an age when the recording industry is undergoing its most radical change in over half a century.

The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung
The vital, carefully crafted discussion on Wagner’s masterpiece, offering deep insight into both the work itself and profound perspective on certain key philosophical questions

Richard Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung is one of the greatest works of art created in modern times, and has fascinated both critics and devotees for over a century and a half. No recent study has examined the meaning of Wagner's masterpiece with the attention to detail and intellectual power that Roger Scruton brings to it in this inspiring account.

Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method by Mark Davis
The Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Method is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide designed for anyone interested in playing jazz piano from the complete novice just learning the basics to the more advanced player who wishes to enhance their keyboard vocabulary. There are lots of fun progressions and licks for you to play and absorb. The accompanying audio includes demonstrations of all the examples in the book! Topics include essential theory, chords and voicings, improvisation ideas, structure and forms, scales and modes, rhythm basics, interpreting a lead sheet, playing solos, and much more!