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 Maestro only music software you will need for your production.
* These are views and 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 in center of 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 to 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 follows singer), and a Caesura.
Invitation Envelopes – Make or Break Your PartyWritten by Robb Ksiazek
What will separate your party from all other events of season? Of all planning that goes into your special occasion, there is no excuse to forget about specialty envelopes. Your invitation is first impression that you and your party will have. There are many ways to make your invitations and envelopes hit of party.
How important are invitation envelopes? The invitation envelope is 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 reflect theme. If you are having a wine tasting party, let your guests know immediately when they grab 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 of best options no matter what your theme is. Some of best envelopes are those that have never been seen before. Here are some of latest design ideas: