Music/Software/Creating music with your PC

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Welcome to the Creating music with your PC learning project.

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Participants make music using their personal computer.

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  • Ableton Live - Participants start creating, editing and manipulating music, in a unique software environment.
  • Ardour - Ardour Digital Audio Workstation.
  • Audacity - Participants start using a free, cross-platform sound editor for recording and editing sounds.
  • Cubase SX 3 - Participants start using Cubase the sequencing software to make music.
  • FL Studio 7 - Participants start using FL Studio 7 to sequence and create music.
  • Introduction to GarageBand - Participants start using GarageBand to make music.
  • Logic Studio - Participants start using Logic Studio to sequence and create music.
  • Pro Tools - Participants start using Pro Tools to sequence and create music.
  • Reason - Participants start using Reason to sequence and create music.
  • Rosegarden - Rosegarden musical composition environment.
  • Software Libre in Media Production - Multimedia production workflow using Software Libre (Free Software).

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  • Peruse the Audacity wiki [1]. It looks extremely promising from standpoint of being able to integrate or use sound files and music from Wikimedia because while the source and executables are downloadable from SourceForge the home web site is driven by wikimedia software or an extremely fine user interface clone! 8) Mirwin 23:27, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

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Wikipedia - Computer-generated music

The links below have bunch of stuff that needs screening and evaluation:

Personally I am looking for a sheet music editor which can be plugged into a inexpensive keyboard via midi combined with a recording and mixing capability. If anyone else has information applicable leave it hear or nearby and lets do some system block diagrams, bill of materials, assembly instructions and a user's guide so I can finally make my own royalty audio tracks/music for java applets. Mirwin 23:11, 3 November 2006 (UTC)


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