Pro Tools Surround Sound Mixing

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Hal Leonard Corporation, Feb 1, 2005 - Music
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(Book). This essential guide takes you through all the steps you need to record, mix and produce multi-channel music with Digidesign's Pro Tools. It covers preproduction, recording, setup, mixing and delivery of surround music, and explains how you can use Pro Tools to deliver mixes in DVD-Vdieo, DVD-Audio, and SACD. You'll also learn about encoding mixes for Dolby Digital and DTS, mixing to picture, and the strengths of the Pro Tools platform. In addition, the included DVD provides audio examples of the concepts illustrated in the book.
  

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Contents

Getting Started
1
What Does the Term 51 Mean?
3
The Focus of This Book
4
Monitoring in Surround
5
Speaker Placement
6
The Front Speakers
8
The Rear Speakers
9
The ITU Standard
10
The Movie Track
69
Other Methods of Syncing Video to Pro Tools
70
Reverse Mixing to Picture
71
Downmixing
74
Bit Budgeting DVD Production
75
What Is It?
76
Typical Industry Standards for DVD Projects
78
Conclusion
82

Speaker and Room Calibrations
12
Bass Management
14
A Tough Task
15
Recording in Surround Sound
17
Surround Recording Using Traditional Mies on Drums
18
Listen to Your Room
19
Monitoring While Recording Surround
20
Microphones That Record in Surround
21
The SPL Minos 51 Surround Miking System Model 9843
23
Recording Surround live
24
Preparing to Mix in Surround
27
The IO Setup Window
28
Creating a New 51 IO Setup with Subpaths
29
Pro Tools Physical Outputs
30
Multichannel Audio Tracks
31
Multichannel Track Outputs
32
Multichannel Master Folder
33
Panners
34
Center Percentage
35
Position Controls
36
Stereo Panning
37
Assigning a Waves Pannerlmager
40
Create a New Session
42
Whats the Difference Between Sub LFE?
47
61 and 71
48
Controlling Your Surround Mix
51
Digidesign Control Surfaces
52
Pro Control
53
Edit Pack
54
Command 8
56
ThirdParty Surround Controllers
57
Tascam Us2400
58
External Console Mixing
59
Bass Management Controllers
62
Multichannel Mixing Concepts
63
Center Percentage on Surround Fanners
65
Approaches to the LFE
66
Check Your Mixes
67
QuickTime
68
Printing Your Final Mixes
85
Printing to Tape OP Hard Disk
86
Layback to VTR
87
Interview With Dave Glaser
89
Mastering Surround Sound
91
Interview With Airshow Masterings David Glasser
92
Mastering With Pro Tools
95
Software PlugIns for Surround Sound
97
Audio Ease Altiverb
101
Waves IR1
102
Trillium Lane Labs TL Space
103
Digidesign ReVibe
104
Sony Oxford Dynamics
106
Digidesign Impact
107
SRS Labs Circle Surround
108
Dolby Surround Tools 30
109
Vegas 5+DVD
110
External Surround Processing Hardware
111
Lexicon 960L
112
TC Electronic M6000
113
Yamaha SREV1
115
Current Surround Formats
117
DVDAudio DVDA
119
Encoded CD
120
The Most Common Formats for Encoding Surround Material
122
Dolby EX
123
Dolby Surround
124
Dolby E
125
DTS
126
DTS ES
127
MLP
129
So What Format Do You Choose?
130
How Your Surround Mixes Are Heard Through a Consumer ReceiverHome Theater
131
Interview with Andrew Clark from Lexicon
132
Additional Outlets for Surround Sound
135
Commercial Production in Surround
141
Grammy Awards for Surround Sound
144
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