Pump up your tunes with beats, lyrics, and harmonies This book and a computer -- all you need to start composing your own digital music Want to write your own digital music? This friendly guide explains the basics of composing great tunes with the hottest digital tools. You'll see how to work with the latest hardware and software, build your first tune and saveit in different formats, and add instruments to your score. With the included templates, you'll be making music in no time! Discover how to: * Write and arrange digital music * Determine what -- if any -- equipment you need * Compose your ownringtones and MP3s * Compose with the MIDI controller * Publish your creations on the Internet
Russell Dean Vines has over 30 years of professional music experience. Hehas composed and arranged hundreds of jazz and contemporary music pieces heard on TV, radio, and the stage.