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Cakewalk® Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User, Second Edition by Simon Cann

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Appendix . Download Package Introduction

Welcome to the download package accompanying the second edition of Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User. The download package has a lot of stuff, so I had better do some explaining….

A Brief Explanation about the Economics of Book Publishing

When I wrote the first edition of Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User, I was contracted to produce a book that was around 350 pages long. Like any author, I wanted to make sure the book was the best book possible and to include as much useful information as I could… so I did.

However, there was a downside to this approach—the book became huge. By the time I had finished writing, there were around 750 pages of material. The publisher wasn’t strict ...

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