Want to compose your own digital music? This friendly guide explains the basics of composing songs and music on the computer, using any music-creation-and-recording program, whether you choose Reason, Live, Cubase, Logic, Pro Tools, Digital Performer, Finale, Sibelius, Fruity Loops, Sonar, etc. It's not as hard as it sounds, and this book eases the learning curve so you'll be making music in no time. You'll quickly learn how to set up you computer, program rhythm and drums, create bass lines and melodic leads, and use FX and samples. You'll also learn to mix and master your track and distribute it to a mass audience. "Composition for Computer Musicians" explains it all while showing you the basics of music theory throughout - so you'll be sure you're not just making noise on the computer, you're using your computer to make professional-sounding music.