Arranging in the Digital World: Techniques for Arranging Popular Music Using Today's Electronic and Digital Instruments
Hal Leonard Corporation, 2000 - Music - 78 pages
This is the resource for creating truly inspired arrangements! Full of tips and tricks covering techniques for building digital arrangements in a variety of styles, including country, gospel, pop, jazz, rock, Latin and more. Teaches basic MIDI, sequencing, production concepts, and arranging techniques for a variety of digital instrument sounds. Make your MIDI sequences and grooves come alive! Also includes a General MIDI disk with more than 50 sequenced samples, helpful definitions, and more.
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Definitions for the Digital Arranger
Style and Instrumentation
How to Build on Arrangement
Conclusion and Assignments
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