This CSi Starter provides new users with an effective interactive environment for learning Digital Performer 4. It acts as a vehicle for users to see and hear the steps of producing a song as an experienced user takes them through it. Users are guided from set up, through recording, editing, mixing to creating a CD/MP3 and backing up their files. To encourage users to get comfortable with working within DP, users can easily switch between the CSi and Digital Performer itself. It's an ideal structure for users that like to jump right into an application and practice what they舗ve just learned. "Digital Performer 4 CSi Starter" can be used as a great first step to learning the basics and becoming familiar with the application. Then, users can dive into learning the more advanced functions of Digital Performer found on "Digital Performer 4 CSi Master", (159200167X). Either way, it's a must-have for the creative users that make up the large audience of computer-based musicians.