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Midi Power! by Robert Guérin

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Chapter 8. Sequencing with MIDI

This chapter takes a look at some of the basic functions of the “must have” MIDI application: the sequencer. We discuss some typical and fundamental operations you can perform with a sequencer. We also take a look at music notation software, since it often goes hand in hand with MIDI files and sequencers. In fact, many sequencers today offer extensive notation functions to produce exceptionally good printed music. I remember my days as a student when the jazz bandleader would make an arrangement for the ensemble and ask me to create individual music sheets for each part in the arrangement… if only sequencers had existed back then! I can still see myself scrambling to get those copies out without ending up with ink ...

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