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Nuendo® 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide

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NUENDO 5 POWER: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE explains stepbystep how to get the most out of Steinberg's Nuendo 5, the highend professional Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) application. This edition goes indepth like never before, with detailed descriptions and downtoearth tutorials. For anyone from professionals to novices, NUENDO 5 POWER: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE provides the realworld examples and instruction to get the most out of the DAW application.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. About the Author
  6. Contents
  7. Introduction
  8. PART I Setting Up
    1. Chapter 1 Software Installation
      1. Before You Begin
      2. Software Installation
    2. Chapter 2 Configuration
      1. First Launch
      2. VST Connections
      3. MIDI Connections
      4. Nuendo Project File Structure
    3. Chapter 3 Nuendo’s Basic Layout
      1. The Project Window
      2. Transport Panel
      3. The Mixer
      4. Three Fundamental Windows
    4. Chapter 4 Nuendo’s Extended Layout
      1. Channel Settings
      2. The Pool
      3. The Sample Editor
      4. MediaBay
      5. Workspaces
    5. Chapter 5 Navigation
      1. Zooming
      2. Basic Transport Commands
      3. Return to Start
      4. Click in Empty Space
      5. Auto-Scroll
      6. Navigation Exercise
      7. The Left and Right Locators
      8. Locate to Selection
      9. Locate to Next/Previous Event
      10. Markers
      11. Navigation Package
  9. PART II Recording
    1. Chapter 6 Recording the Voice
      1. Setting Up
      2. Overlaps
      3. Cycle Recording
      4. Punching In
    2. Chapter 7 Recording the Band
      1. Setting Up
    3. Chapter 8 Recording MIDI
      1. Setup
      2. Tempo Mapping—Time Warping
      3. MIDI Record Filter
      4. Record Some MIDI
      5. Recording Multi-Channel MIDI Data
  10. PART III Editing
    1. Chapter 9 Object and Range Selections
      1. Object Selection
      2. Range Selection
      3. Cut, Copy, and Paste
      4. Audio Event Handles
      5. Crossfades
      6. Range-Specific Editing Functions
    2. Chapter 10 Advanced Editing
      1. The Crossfade Dialog Box
      2. Snap
      3. The Sample Editor
      4. VariAudio
      5. Grouping
      6. Drum Editing
      7. Linear versus Musical Timebase
    3. Chapter 11 MIDI Editing
      1. MIDI Data
      2. Quantizing
      3. Transposing
      4. Changing Length
      5. Functions
      6. Logical Editor
      7. Adjusting MIDI Timing to Free Recordings
    4. Chapter 12 Editing to Picture
      1. Video Tracks
      2. Edit Mode
      3. Move To
      4. Nudging
      5. Marker Tracks
      6. Multiple TV Spots
      7. Preparing Production Audio in Feature Film Post
  11. PART IV Mixing
    1. Chapter 13 Mixing Basics
      1. Stereo Mixing Control Room
      2. Basic Mix Routing
      3. EQ
      4. Inserts
      5. Send FX
      6. Subgrouping
      7. Mix Bus Processing
      8. Multiple Outputs to Console
    2. Chapter 14 Advanced Stereo Routing
      1. Parallel Processing
      2. Multi-Bus Mixing
      3. M-S Mastering
      4. Side-Chain Processing
      5. Feedback Loops
      6. Hybrid Mixing
    3. Chapter 15 Automation
      1. Read and Write
      2. Initial Value versus Virgin Territory
      3. Automation Punch-Out Modes
      4. Trim
      5. Fill Modes
      6. Automation Passes
      7. Undo Branches
      8. Preview (Snapshot Punch)
      9. Individual Automation Settings per Channel
    4. Chapter 16 Music Mixing
      1. The Song
      2. The Gear
      3. Setup
      4. Mixer Routing
      5. Monitoring the Mix
      6. Aux Sends
      7. Organizing the Mixer
      8. Recording the Mix
      9. Exporting Mix Files
    5. Chapter 17 Film Mixing
      1. Television One-Hour Drama
      2. Setup
      3. Pre-Dubs
      4. Stems
      5. Direct Routing
      6. Print Masters
  12. Index