Do you want to learn the basics of composition and arranging, and find out how to sequence, record and mix your compositions using Cubase VST? If so, this book is for you.
Get Creative with Cubase VST will help you understand the composition process. You'll learn how to get the ideas in the first place, and how to develop, record and mix them into a satisfying whole.
Practical projects are the essence of this book--working through them and comparing your results with the examples on the CD will provide a clear insight into the creative process. And you'll be learning how to use Cubase VST at the same time.
Get Creative with Cubase VST shows you how to:
Conceive musical ideas and develop them
Understand melody, harmony, rhythm--the building blocks of composition
Use MIDI to emulate real instruments like woodwind, brass, strings, guitars
Record vocals and real instruments using Cubase audio tracks
Use Score edit to produce professional music parts
Read this book and discover the art of writing and producing music as you master the functions of Cubase VST 5 itself. By using it. Creatively of course!
Keith Gemmell is a composer, arranger and lecturer in Popular Music and Music Technology at Mid Kent College in the UK.