*CAKE WALK" SOFTWARE?

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« on: 22/04/2007 13:15:45 »
Well I have just found this Cd and it has been lost some time and I am putting it on my computer. Is anyone familiar with it. I need to learn about it ..

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« Reply #1 on: 22/04/2007 14:11:26 »
Are ewe planning to compose some music ?
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« Reply #2 on: 22/04/2007 14:37:46 »
Found this in google, not sure if it helps:

http://www.bikexprt.com/cakewalk/index.htm

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« Reply #3 on: 22/04/2007 16:05:41 »

Yes indeedy I am!! I have some songs I would like to put to music.. But never knew how to do it!I kinda know how I want them , in Acapella, but I want to add musical accompaniment

Are ewe planning to compose some music ?

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« Reply #4 on: 22/04/2007 16:06:27 »
Hmm.. Sibelius is a good software, although it's very expensive! [;)]
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« Reply #5 on: 22/04/2007 16:16:18 »
Found this in google, not sure if it helps:

http://www.bikexprt.com/cakewalk/index.htm


Thanks so much George that will help out immeasurably!You don't know how grateful I am.. Thank you!

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« Reply #6 on: 22/04/2007 16:36:36 »
Hi Karen, I may be able to help as computer music is a pastime of mine, I've done lots of dodgy tracks.... [;D]

I'm not too familiar with some of the Cakewalk range but have recently bought Cakewalk Sonar Home Studio as my other sequencer is getting a bit old.

Which version do you have as there are quite a few and some of the older Cakewalk stuff has now bee replaced.

Info needed if possible:
Version of sequencer, computer cpu, ram and sound card as that will determine what you can do or use.
To be any good it needs to be vst or directx capable that way you can use some of the many free vst synthesizers or fx, these are software emulations of real hardware. Trouble is you need a fairy fast cpu to keep up with all the real-time processing. Many can also be purchased and some can cost over $400 but as I said there are lots of free ones, I have over 200 vst synths, samplers and fx racks!

Some vst info:
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/dec00/articles/vst.asp

You don't have to use vst so if the computer is not fast enough you could use the built in GM midi sounds that normally are on the sound card. The quality of GM sound though is not that good. Be warned, its a big learning curve, can take time and be frustrating at times.


That's not a bad link another_someone.

Here are the official forums:

http://forum.cakewalk.com/default.asp

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« Reply #7 on: 22/04/2007 17:16:32 »
I used Cakewalk about 10 years ago when I had my first midi keyboard !..gawwd knows I would not know where to start  now !

It was great ..used it in conjunction with a yamaha sound card.....it was fab !
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« Reply #8 on: 23/04/2007 01:38:56 »
That is cool I will remember the yamaha sound card!

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« Reply #9 on: 23/04/2007 02:22:47 »
That is cool I will remember the yamaha sound card!

This was many years ago......the sound card on your own computer may have an instrument set...Oh cripes !!.now you're gonna ask me how can you tell  ?

...LOL.......and I don't  know !!..LOL
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« Reply #10 on: 23/04/2007 02:43:29 »
That would have been my question..LOL You Know me too Well Kind Sir..LOL HEE HEE HEE..

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« Reply #11 on: 23/04/2007 13:02:29 »
It's like neil can read minds!
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« Reply #12 on: 23/04/2007 17:50:33 »
He can You better watch out ! LOL LOL

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