These MIDI Tools Are Music To My Ears.

Written by David D. Deprice

Curious about MIDI? Want to find out what tools are out there and what they do? Here are a few pointers.

MIDI Maestro is music software designed for use by amateur and professional music directors, conductors, and soloists in live musical theater and similar musical accompaniment situations. Dynamic, intuitive performance control and powerful sequencing and editing capabilities combine to make MIDI Maestrorepparttar only music software you will need for your production.


* These arerepparttar 150566 views andrepparttar 150567 layout used most often during a live performance. * It's always easy to see what's coming up: tempos, cues, instrument changes, etc. * The current position indicator remains inrepparttar 150568 center ofrepparttar 150569 display. * Tracks may be color-coded. * Most views may be zoomed both horizontally and vertically. * You may choose to open and work with individual files, or "sets" of songs as used for a performance. * The current beat number is always prominently displayed. The current measure number is also emphasized. * A "bouncing ball" metronome may be used to assist you with conducting in slow or tempo-dynamic passages. * A "tempo ratio" control allows you to make real-time adjustments torepparttar 150570 tempo during performance. * All commands critical during a performance may be mapped to your MIDI keyboard. * Cues are color-coded and easy to read. * This example shows a Vamp, a "Cola Voce" section (the conductor followsrepparttar 150571 singer), and a Caesura.

Invitation Envelopes Make or Break Your Party

Written by Robb Ksiazek

What will separate your party from allrepparttar other events ofrepparttar 150516 season? Of allrepparttar 150517 planning that goes into your special occasion, there is no excuse to forget about specialty envelopes. Your invitation isrepparttar 150518 first impression that you and your party will have. There are many ways to make your invitations and envelopesrepparttar 150519 hit ofrepparttar 150520 party.

How important arerepparttar 150521 invitation envelopes? The invitation envelope isrepparttar 150522 first contact that you will have with your guest list. You are working hard to create a theme for your get together, and your envelopes need to reflectrepparttar 150523 theme. If you are having a wine tasting party, let your guests know immediately when they grabrepparttar 150524 mail. For a baby shower, your envelopes should reflect baby images.

Choose Your Envelope Tough to Decide

Envelope styles are cooler than ever. Many craft and scrap booking stores have some ofrepparttar 150525 best options no matter what your theme is. Some ofrepparttar 150526 best envelopes are those that have never been seen before. Here are some ofrepparttar 150527 latest design ideas:

  • Vellum. This semi-transparent paper is smooth. It is available in glossy and matte, in just about any color you can imagine.
  • Square envelopes. A shift fromrepparttar 150528 norm isrepparttar 150529 square version ofrepparttar 150530 commodity. The square shape definitely sticks out inrepparttar 150531 mail.
  • Clear Translucent. A unique alternative that offers a glimpse inside.
  • Foil-lined. Linings are a great way to add color and texture to your invitation. Setrepparttar 150532 color theme ofrepparttar 150533 evening.
  • Linen. Classy, yet relaxed. Linen envelopes should be reserved for special occasions.
  • Metallic Foil. More than just lining,repparttar 150534 metal sheet-style envelope leaves nothing to be desired.
  • Plastic button and string envelopes. Trendy and vibrant. A summer pool party complete with waterproof invitation envelopes.

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