Higher Education

Sound Advice on MIDI Production, 1st Edition

  • Bill Gibson
  • ISBN-10: 1931140286  |  ISBN-13: 9781931140287
  • 80 Pages
  • © 2003 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $9.00



Learn how to use this communication protocol to enhance your recordings in the third millennium. Whether you’re creating a MIDI sequencing extravaganza, supporting an acoustic recording, or synchronizing equipment, MIDI (which has come a long way since its implementation in the ’80s) is likely to be involved. See and hear practical applications of MIDI gear: keyboards, sound modules, effect processors, recorders, mixers, triggers and controllers. This book will help you produce more powerful and impressive recordings through a deeper understanding of MIDI.

Features and Benefits

  • Get Bill Gibson’s practical advice on using MIDI in your studio for recording as well as connecting it all together!
  • Includes audio CD demonstrating concepts throughout the book.

Table of Contents

MIDI Theory
MIDI Parameters
System Messages
General MIDI Specifications
MIDI Machine Control (MMC)
Standard MIDI File
Strings and Pads
Combining MIDI Mix Tools
MIDI System Design
Combining MIDI and Live Recording

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Bill Gibson

Bill Gibson, President of Northwest Music and Recording, has spent the last 25 years writing, recording, producing and teaching music and has become well-known for his production, performance and teaching skills. As an instructor at Green River College in Auburn, WA, holding various degrees in composition, arranging, education and recording, he developed a practical and accessible teaching style which provided the basis for what was to come--15 books, a DVD, and a VHS video for MixBooks/ArtistPro along with a dozen online courses for members of ArtistPro.com. Bill's writings are acclaimed for their straightforward and understandable explanations of recording concepts and applications.