Anatomy of a Home Studio: How Everything Really Works, from Microphones to MIDI

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 1997 - Music - 221 pages
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This book will demystify the decibel, clarify music software, uncover SCSI secrets and make sense of MIDI. Wilkinson takes a look under the hood of a great home studio and gives all the relevant information on studio connections, MIDI, cables, signal routing, equipment operation and applications. You'll also get details on music software, recording techniques and many other helpful hints to guide you through your home studio!
 

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Contents

Fundamentals
1
Musical Physics
2
Synthesis
9
Basic Electrical Concepts
21
Decibels
30
Digital Audio
40
MIDI
49
Basic MIDI
50
Input Devices
130
Tape Decks
138
Signal Routing
146
Output Devices
154
Effects
163
Basic Effects
164
Modulation
173
Equalization
176

Sequencing
61
Alternate Controllers
77
Advanced Topics
87
Computers
101
Computer Applications
102
SCSI
116
In the Studio
123
Audio Connections
124
Dynamics Processing
183
Other Effects
188
Tips Tricks and Tidbits
195
Recording Technique
196
Manufacturer Mumbo Jumbo
204
Internet Glossary
211
Index
217
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