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By Tom Moon

ISBN-10: 076113963X

ISBN-13: 9780761139638

The musical event of an entire life. the main fascinating ebook on song in years. A ebook of treasure, a publication of discovery, a ebook to open your ears to new worlds of enjoyment. Doing for track what Patricia Schultz—author of the exceptional 1,000 areas to work out ahead of You Die—does for trip, Tom Moon recommends 1,000 recordings sure to supply listeners the enjoyment, the secret, the revelation, the sheer enjoyable of serious music.

This is a publication either wide and deep, drawing from the varied worlds of classical, jazz, rock, pop, blues, nation, people, musicals, hip-hop, international, opera, soundtracks, and extra. It's prepared alphabetically by way of artist to create the type of unforeseen juxtapositions that holiday down style bias and increase listeners’ horizons— it makes each listener a seeker, actively pursuing new artists and new sounds, and reconfirming the greatness of the classics. Flanking J. S. Bach and his six entries, for instance, are the little-known R&B singer child Huey and the '80s Rastafarian hard-core punk band undesirable Brains. Farther down the checklist: The Band, Samuel Barber, Cecelia Bartoli, count number Basie, and Afropop megastar Waldemer Bastos.

Each access is passionately written, with specialist listening notes, interesting anecdotes, and the occasional excellent quote—"Your assortment will be packed with not anything yet song from Ray Charles," stated Tom Waits, "and you'd have a very balanced diet." each access identifies key tracks, extra works by way of the artist, and the place to move subsequent. And within the again, indexes and playlists for various moods and events.

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Finally, the Create Fades on Clip Edges preference can be turned on or off. In its On position, the Fade switch will be turned on for all new Session View clips (which creates a 4ms fade at the start and end) and will cause an editable fade to be created for all Arrangement View clips every time a clip is created or split. For more about fades, see Chapter 4. Launch When triggering a clip to play, Live gives us some options called Launch modes. The full rundown on these modes can be found in Chapter 4.

Preferences are more than merely your personal whims about how you would like Live’s interface to be colored, or where your files are automatically saved. Preferences are your primary control center for finetuning Live’s ability to work in your particular computer/audio environment. From the Preferences menu, you will be able to control default loop traits, audio and MIDI interface settings, and audio latency settings. Does it sound like too much to manage? Read on, and let’s tame this beast. To call up the Preferences dialog box on a PC, select Options 4 Preferences; on a Mac running OS X, select Live 4 Preferences.

You can also arm more than one track at a time for recording by using the very same method. The Clip Update Rate is the frequency with which Live recalculates changes to the clip. For instance, if you transpose a clip in Live while the Clip Update Rate is set to 1/32 note, you will hear nearly instant changes to the pitch of the loop in the clip. Conversely, choosing a Clip Update Rate of 1/4 note or the even slower rate of Bar (meaning one update per measure) will result in changes occurring more slowly.

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