PC Publishing launch the third edition of PC Music - the Easy Guide 24/08/06PC Publishing have announced publication of the third edition of Robin Vincent's PC Music - the Easy Guide. They tell us that the book is completely updated with new sections on the
MP3 revolution, the PC as a complete Media
Center and the realisation of your PC as a
Hereâ€™s how PC Publishing describe the new edition in their own wordsâ€¦
â€˜This new edition of PC Music
- the easy guide, will show you what can be
done, what it all means, and what you will
need to start creating and enjoying your own
music on your PC. It's an easy read, fully
illustrated and it will help you understand how
a computer can be used as a creative and
entertaining musical tool.
* How do I make music with my PC?
* How do I plug a guitar into my PC?
* Can I record music onto my PC?
* What's a sequencer?
* Whatâ€™s sampling?
* How can I get my PC to print a music?
* What sort of a soundcard do I need?
* What hardware and software do I need?
* How do I connect a keyboard to my PC?
* What sort of computer do I need?
* Can I get pro results on my PC?
Just a few of the questions you've probably
asked. Well you'll find the answers to all these
questions, and many more, in this book.
The book covers soundcards, recording music
with sequencers, hard disk digital audio
recording and editing, plug-ins, mixing,
printing scores with notation software, using
your PC as a synthesiser or a sampler, making
beats and noises, sorting out the hardware,
getting sound into and out of the computer,
getting music onto and off the internet,
bringing the PC into the living room as an
entertainment system, using and
understanding Windows and it suggests
sample PC music set-ups and discusses
computer technology in the simplest terms.
With special sections for guitarists and
electronic music fans, it's all rounded off with
advice on the musical hardware and software
that you'll need, and a list of invaluable
If you want to make music on your PC and
make your PC play music, this is the place to
start.â€˜ Book Contents
What can a PC do?
Getting deeper into soundcards
Hard disk recording
Plug-ins and mixing
Notation and score writing
Software synthesis and sampling
The MP3 Revolution
Tackling Windows XP
Example PC music set-ups
The electronic music appendium
The guitarist's appendium
The Media Center PC appendium
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PC Music - the Easy Guide ISBN 1870775 201
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