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Author Cann, Simon.

Title Cakewalk synthesizers : from presets to power user / Simon Cann
Edition Second edition
Published Boston, Mass. : Course Technology, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 434 pages, vi pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1. Introducing the synthesizers -- chapter 2. Getting a grip on synthesis and synthesizer programming -- chapter 3. Intermediate and advanced synthesis techniques -- chapter 4. Triangle II -- chapter 5. PSYN II virtual analog synthesizer -- chapter 6. Pentagon I performance-oriented synthesizer -- chapter 7. Z3TA + waveshaping synthesizer -- chapter 8. Expression engine common functionality -- chapter 9. Session drummer 2 and session drummer 3 -- chapter 10. Dimension LE and dimension pro sampling synthesizers -- chapter 11. Rapture LE and rapture wavetable synthesizer -- chapter 12. Beatscape -- chapter 13. The SFZ format -- appendix : the SFZ format opcodes -- index
Summary "Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User Second Edition will show you how to operate and get the best results from Cakewalk's complete range of synths. This fully updated edition begins by diving into the general theories about synthesis and creating sounds with the featured synthesizers. From there, the chapters focus on each distinct synthesizer, its range of uses, the tools that are available with it, and how to set it up for day-to-day use. In addition to looking at all of the different synthesizers and how to use them in your productions, the book also discusses filters, envelopes, effects, the sfz format, how to make sounds and create patches, and much, much more. Also included with the book is an interview with the creator of many of the synthesizers, as well as sound design master classes from several leading synthesizer programmers. Chances are, you won't have every synthesizer covered in this book. That's okay, because this book has something for everyone, whether you own all the synths covered or you only use the ones that come with your host program. It's also useful if you just want to learn about synthesis. Simply put, this is the ultimate guide to learning about synthesizer programming and to understanding and using all of Cakewalk's synthesizers!"--Resource description page
Notes Print version record
Subject Software samplers.
Software synthesizers.
Form Electronic book
Author Cakewalk (Firm)
ISBN 1435455649