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Thursday June 7, 2012

November 30, 2004 has announced the release of the Sonar 4 Power book by Scott R. Garrigus (author of the Cakewalk Power, Sonar Power, Sonar 2 Power, and Sonar 3 Power books). Sonar 4 Power a comprehensive guide that deals exclusively with Cakewalk Music Software's Sonar 4 Studio and Sonar 4 Producer MIDI and digital audio sequencing applications.

Dig deep down into the new features of SONAR 4 and learn how to conquer each one through step-by-step examples and exercises that are designed to make your composing and recording sessions run more smoothly. From initially customizing SONAR 4 to creating and producing a surround sound mix, you'll Cover both MIDI and audio effects and learn how to use them in offline and real-time situations. Explore mixing music via software and discover how much control you can have when you're using an on-screen software mixer. Take a look at the advanced features of SONAR 4, including StudioWare and CAL. Wrap things up as you learn how to prepare your completed SONAR project and burn it onto a CD.

New topics covered in this edition include: Freeze Synths/Tracks feature; Audio Metronome; Project Navigator; Loop Construction Enhancements; Multilane Tracks; New Tuner; Folder Tracks; Keybinding Enhancements; New Cakewalk TTS-1 Software Synth; Surround Sound (including Surround Effects) and more. Also, includes a Free Sonar 4 CSi LE CD-ROM with 1 hour of video tutorials.

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