The Guard (The Selection, Book 2.5) by Kiera Cass

By Kiera Cass

Ahead of the United States Singer met Prince Maxon…
Before she entered the Selection…
She used to be in love with a boy named Aspen Leger.

Don't pass over this electronic unique novella set within the attractive global of Kiera Cass's number 1 New York Times bestselling Selection trilogy. This fresh 64-page tale starts off simply after the crowd of chosen ladies is narrowed all the way down to the Elite and is advised from Aspen's perspective. The Guard additionally encompasses a teaser to The One, the exciting end to the Selection trilogy.

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Pattern Tracks also have an additional variation switch point strip, which we cover in Chapter 3 when we discuss variations. n 21 MIDI and DLS Collections Creating a DirectMusic Segment from a piece of MIDI music is simple. In DirectMusic Producer, follow File>Import File into Project>MIDI File as Segment… . This creates a DirectMusic Segment from a MIDI file, importing note, MIDI controller, and other pertinent data along the way. Let’s examine some new Track types related to MIDI: n Tempo Track: Specifies the current tempo for the piece of music.

N Chord Track: Specifies the key as well as specific chord progressions for a piece of music. Typically, for an imported MIDI file, this will just indicate a C major chord. DirectMusic Producer does not attempt to analyze the imported MIDI file for chordal information. n Sequence Track: A sequence is what its name implies. Sequence Tracks house MIDI sequences. This is where the majority of MIDI information is imported. Notice that as with Wave Tracks, Sequence Tracks can (and typically do) consist of multiple parts.

Figure 2-10: The completed regions for our piano instrument. There are several potential issues to discuss here. First, should all instruments span the entire keyboard? On the plus side, the instrument would make a sound no matter what note was played. On the minus side, when the source wave is extremely repitched (as n 29 BritePiano_C4 is in the downward direction and BritePiano_E5 is in the upward direction), it can become almost unrecognizable, dramatically changing timbre and quality. Most composers opt for the latter, if only to know whether their music ever goes significantly out of an acceptable range for their instruments.

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