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Midi Power! by Robert Guérin

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Chapter 6. MIDI and the Computer

Computers today are a big part of MIDI studios, since they offer both versatility and power. Musicians and manufacturers have understood this early on. The Atari ST in the mid-1980s already offered MIDI connectors on every machine. For those of you who haven’t made the move to add a computer in your MIDI studio, here is your chance to learn the ups and downs of using a computer to make music with MIDI.

Choosing the right equipment for your MIDI needs can be daunting, especially when it comes to computer audio/MIDI hardware. Knowing what to look for and understanding the basic components that are available and how it can be integrated with the rest of your MIDI equipment will help you to make the right choices. Connecting ...

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