Digital Performer 5 Power! (Paperback)
by Don Barrett (Author)
Motu Digital Performer 5 Power! Description:
Motu Digital Performer is one of the leading digital audio workstation programs for the Apple Mac. It allows you to sequence MIDI, record multiple channels of audio, mix them down, synch them to video, and utilize plug-in software synthesizers and software studios. Digital Performer 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide provides a versatile guide to setting up and using the newest version of MOTU’s Digital Performer 5 audio/MIDI sequencing, editing, and recording software. The book’s approach is one that will simplify and demystify the technical aspects of setting up and using Motu Digital Performer 5, while also supplying useful engineering tips and shortcuts to help you get the most out of the program. Chapters and sections progress naturally through the music production process, from navigating the interface, setting up projects, and recording, to working with MIDI, editing, arranging, mixing, mastering, handling music notation, and scoring to picture. This setup allows new users to work through the book from start to finish and learn Motu Digital Performer quickly, while intermediate and advanced users can flip to specific areas of interest to learn new tricks and increase their mastery. Regardless of your skill level, this is the only guide to Digital Performer you will ever need to take your music to the next level.
About the Author
Don Barrett has been a musician since the age of 10 and has composed nationally recognized concert works. He continues to compose and arrange for competitive marching bands and concert percussion ensembles around the country. Don composed the original score for the popular dramatic series Touched By an Angel in its final season on CBS. He is currently assisting Emmy-nominated and BMI award-winning composer Ron Jones (Fox’s Family Guy and American Dad), where he serves as composer assistant and technical advisor. In 2006 and 2007, Don completed the original scores for several short films and recently finished scoring the television pilot The Real Life by creator Krystal Jalene Thomas. In addition, Don was hired to create electronic realizations of several unrecorded, previously unheard alternate cues from John Williams’ original Superman score. He was also a guest speaker and panelist at the Film Scoring Seminar and Technical Conference, held at Clackamas College in Portland, Oregon.
Digital Performer 5 Power! Details:
Paperback: 573 pages
Publisher: Course Technology PTR; 1 edition (November 26, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.2 x 1.3 inches