Midi Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Robert GuerinMidi Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Robert Guerin

Midi Power!: The Comprehensive Guide

byRobert Guerin

Paperback | September 29, 2005

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From how MIDI works, to how to connect devices through it, to how it integrates into a computer environment, "MIDI Power!, Second Edition" is a comprehensive reference guide to MIDI. The book provides an in-depth look at MIDI, its messages, and protocols, and the information necessary to navigate it with ease. Learn when to use MIDI, how to edit MIDI, what technology uses MIDI, what software uses MIDI, and how MIDI is integrated into computers and what that implies for musicians, sound designers, and audio enthusiasts. "MIDI Power!, Second Edition" provides complete coverage of MIDI hardware and software, is suitable for both Mac and Windows platforms.
A composer for the past 18 years and a music enthusiast since 1976, Robert Guérin has worked on different personal and professional projects, such as feature and short films, television themes, and educational and corporate videos. As a professor, Robert has put together several courses covering a wide range of topics, such as computer...
Title:Midi Power!: The Comprehensive GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9 × 7.4 × 1.1 inPublished:September 29, 2005Publisher:Course Technology PTRLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1598630849

ISBN - 13:9781598630848


Table of Contents

1. The Basics 2. Basic MIDI Messages 3. Control Change Messages 4. General MIDI and Standard MIDI Files 5. MIDI Hardware Devices 6. MIDI and the Computer MIDI Interfaces 7. MIDI Inside Your Computer 8. Sequencing with MIDI 9. MIDI Software: A Sound Creation Environment 10. MIDI Software Applications 11. Deeper into MIDI: System Exclusive and Synchronization 12. The Standard MIDI File Format Appendices A. Understanding Binary, Decimal, and Hexidecimal B. MIDI 1.0 Specification C. Understanding Timing Concepts D. The MIDI Troubleshooting Checklist E. Midi Arrangements: Tips & Tricks F. Review Questions: Answers