Chapter 15

Editing MIDI Tracks

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Getting to know the MIDI editors

check Inputting and editing MIDI notes and data

check Adjusting the timing of your MIDI recordings

check Viewing and editing your MIDI as notation

Logic Pro began as a MIDI sequencer. Even today, it stands alone in its superior handling of MIDI data. MIDI is much more flexible than audio. You can change sounds, notes, velocity, and length, and tweak until you’re happy. Yes, Logic Pro can make you happy.

MIDI has many benefits. The small file sizes make it easy to share and use when space is a concern, such as in game music. It’s an excellent tool for composition, film scoring, and music notation. Unlike acoustic instruments, MIDI controllers can take the shape of keyboards, drums pads, wind instruments, and guitars and other stringed instruments, but they can sound like anything at all. And MIDI makes music preproduction much easier because you can build songs before you record them.

In this chapter, you take advantage of your MIDI studio. You discover how to input and edit MIDI, learn timesaving editing tips, and make ...

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