Digital Music Composition

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About[edit]

This book will cover the composition of music in the digital domain, from the basic concepts behind synthesizers and sequencers to production techniques such as mixing, mastering and signal processing.

Software that may be mentioned include:

  • Audacity - A free and open source multi-track audio editor suited for recording and basic effects.
  • FL Studio - A powerful Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) with a multitude of effects and immense studio capabilities. A free demo is available at the program's website.
  • Rosegarden - Newer addition to the software for editing music.
  • Pro Tools - A professional DAW found in many music and sound studios around the world.

Table of Contents[edit]

Introduction[edit]

  1. Introduction

Analysis[edit]

  1. Sound in the time domain

Modification[edit]

Sequencing[edit]

Trackers[edit]

  1. Trackers and chiptunes