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Music Engineering, 2nd Edition by Richard Brice

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Silver Machine – Sequencers and MIDI

Analogue sequencers

Digital synthesisers and their associated digital control system (MIDI) are now so ubiquitous that it might be possible to think the control of analogue synthesisers was a subject hardly worth covering. And yet, as modern musicians increasingly renounce modern digital instruments and turn instead to analogue synthesis in search of new inspiration and new expressive possibilities, the wise (and truly competent) recording engineer must be aware of older instrument control technologies. These are covered briefly here.

CV and gate control

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