Higher Education

Digital Performer 4 CSi Starter, 1st Edition

  • David Das
  • ISBN-10: 1592004776  |  ISBN-13: 9781592004775
  • © 2004 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $19.75



This CSi Starter provides new users with an effective interactive environment for learning Digital Performer 4. It acts as a vehicle for users to see and hear the steps of producing a song as an experienced user takes them through it. Users are guided from set up, through recording, editing, mixing to creating a CD/MP3 and backing up their files. To encourage users to get comfortable with working within DP, users can easily switch between the CSi and Digital Performer itself. It’s an ideal structure for users that like to jump right into an application and practice what they’ve just learned. "Digital Performer 4 CSi Starter" can be used as a great first step to learning the basics and becoming familiar with the application. Then, users can dive into learning the more advanced functions of Digital Performer found on "Digital Performer 4 CSi Master", (159200167X). Either way, it’s a must-have for the creative users that make up the large audience of computer-based musicians.

Features and Benefits

  • Gets new users up to speed quickly on the latest features of Digital Performer
  • Provides over 2.5 hours of interactive training that is perfect for creative minds
  • Not super technical, but provides just enough background information to keep new users on track
  • Comprised of movie tutorials designed to maximize a clear and concise delivery of information

Table of Contents

Topic 1: Intro
Topic 2: Set Up
Topic 3: Recording
Topic 4: Editing
Topic 5: Mixing
Topic 6: Delivery

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David Das

David Das is a composer and producer based in Los Angeles, CA. An active musician and sound designer, he received a degree in piano from the University of North Texas. He spent some years as a touring keyboardist in Nashville before migrating into the studio scene to play and produce. Das is active in a wide variety of musical fields, from film scoring to pop, rock, and jazz production to commercial and children's music. He is originally from New Jersey and can be visited on the Web at www.daviddas.com.