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Cubase SX/SL 3 Power!

Cubase SX/SL 3 Power!

ISBN 13: 9781592005376

ISBN 10: 1592005373

Author: Robert Guerin

Pages: 536

Published: 12/20/2004

Print Book Price: $34.95 Add to cart

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Building on the momentum created by its first edition "Cubase SX/SL 2 Power!" (1592001467), this book is the perfect companion for users just starting out with either Cubase SL or SX. Using the Power! series' easy-to-understand format, beginning to intermediate users are able to grasp not only the functionalities but concepts behind the software as there is discussion on some advanced topics. This book includes thorough explanation and examples, and walks readers through every aspect of the software. The topic itself, Cubase, is the only software of its kind currently to offer both Mac and PC platforms. Filling the need for a large audience, musicians, audio engineers, music enthusiasts, music technology students, and computer and technology buffs are all groups that could find interest in this title. It is without a doubt that the extensive features and functionalities that Cubase has to offer require more instruction than the manual provides. This book provides the most current information on Cubase available.
  • Provides detailed explanations of the many features within the newest version of Cubase.
  • Geared towards current users of Cubase who want to gain an in-depth understanding of this powerful application.
  • Covers all the essential, as well as the not so common, functions that can save time for Cubase users.
  • Describes the differences of all the versions (Mac, PC, SL, SX) along the way.
  • Written by the author of the successful previous version of this Power book, ?Cubase SX/SL 2 Power!? (1-59200-235-8).
  • Companion website available here:
Author Bio
Robert Guerin
A composer for the past 18 years and a music enthusiast since 1976, Robert Guérin has worked on different personal and professional projects, such as feature and short films, television themes, and educational and corporate videos. As a professor, Robert has put together several courses covering a wide range of topics, such as computer software for musicians, digital audio technologies, sound on the Web, sound in multimedia productions, hard disk recording, and many more. He has been program coordinator at Trebas Institute in Montreal and a part-time professor at Vanier College, also in Montreal. Robert has developed online courses on sound integration in Web pages and has written several articles, tutorials, and software reviews for audio and music related online magazines. Robert has authored five editions of CUBASE POWER! He has also written two editions of MIDI POWER! and co-wrote NUENDO POWER!
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Table of Contents
1. Introducing Cubase
2. A Guided Tour of Cubase SX/SL
3. Getting Started
4. Navigating the Project Window
5. Working with Tracks
6. Track Classes
7. MIDI and Audio Recording
8. MIDI Editing Windows
9. Audio Editing
10. Browsing and Processing Options
11. Project Editing
12. Mixer and Channel Settings
13. Working With Automation
14. Working In Sync
15. Mixdown and Mastering
16. Score Editing
A: The How To Do It Reference Guide
B: Using MIDI Effects
C: Logical Editing
D: Optimizing Through Customizing
E: Surround Mixing in SX
F: Cubase Resources on The Web