San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012
Digital Music Doctor announces the release of a new video training course, Digital Arranger 2- Know It All! This course contains over 3 hours of interactive videos which cover all major aspects of composing and arranging music for production in a computer environment. Extensive supplementary material including scores, groove kits and discographies is also included.
These Digital Arranger tutorials are a complete guide to creating musical compositions and arrangements on a computer. The Theory & Harmony Section presents a review of traditional music theory and harmony including scales and chords as well as melody writing and chord progressions and substitutions.
The Genres Section discusses the distinguishing characteristics of music genres as well as a general model for creating musical arrangements. There is an overview of the styles, rhythms and chord progressions of the most common music genres: Pop/Rock, R&B/Urban, Jazz, Country, Latin, Rap/Hip-Hop and Dance/Electronica.
The Arranging Section analyzes typical instrument ensembles and virtual instruments used in creating digital arrangements. This section also presents principles of song structure and voicing as well as selected digital production techniques and automated arranging tools.
The course also includes extensive supplementary content:
- MIDI, MusicXML scores (including guitar tabs), and audio files of all examples
- chord progressions and MIDI groove clips for drum and rhythm tracks for each major music genre
- automated scale and chord constructors
- discographies of major music genres including YouTube video links
- virtual instrument market surveys.
This is the second release of the course and includes the following new
- New Music Genre Classifications for Grammy, iTunes, Amazon & Billboard
- New Music Sales Statistics by Genre
- Updates to the YouTube Discographies for All Genres
- New Examples for R&B
- Updated Discussion of Three-Part Harmony Arranging
- Updated Discussion of Chord Inversion Notation
- New Sample Layering Example
Digital Arranger 2 - Know It All! is presented using Adobe Flash and is available in DVD and digital download formats for Windows XP/7 and Apple Macintosh OS X.
Digital Arranger 2 - Know It All! is available at the Digital Music Doctor website http://www.digitalmusicdoctor.com and Amazon.com as well as various online publishers and pro audio dealers. The Digital Music Doctor website also features demos of the course. This course is part of the Know It All! series which provides training for DigiDesign Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Cakewalk Sonar, Apple Logic Pro, Image Line FL Studio, MOTU Digital Performer, and Sony Sound Forge pro audio software as well as mixing, mastering, digital music arranging and production, and music for film, tv, and games.