Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Composing with virtual instruments, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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In this movie, I want to show you a little bit of what you're capable of doing…in Pro Tools if you're composing with virtual instruments.…In this session, I've used all of the virtual instruments that come for free in…Pro Tools: Xpand2, Boom, Vacuum, Mini Grand, DB-33, and Structure Free.…Let me play a little bit of this for you.…(Music Playing)…Now that just gives you a quick little tease of what this song is all about.…
And as you can see here, I have got a four-minute song based around some of…these ideas that you've heard in this section.…If you want to hear the rest of the song, just open up this session Composing…with VIs, from the exercise files.…Let me quickly talk about what I have got here in the session.…I have got Structure Free as an Electric Piano, Mini Grand with an Atmospheric…Piano sound, Xpand2 set up with a Sitar sound, Vacuum as a Bass Arpeggiated…sound, Boom with my Beat, DB-33, obviously as an Organ, and then I have a stereo…master fader track and some reverb and delay.…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Pro Tools Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
4. Recording Audio
5. Editing Audio
6. Arranging a Session
7. Recording MIDI Data
8. Editing MIDI
11. Mixing and Mastering
12. Working with Video
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