Music Technology Links

AABACA—good deals on music software—good deals on music software

Sibelius official website (but the program is cheaper at the sites above)

Logic Pro

Logic Express (the “lite” version)

GarageBand (Logic “lite-lite” but still powerful)

Band-In-A-Box official website

MacGamut cross-platform despite the name

Amazing Slow Downer cross platform

Dreamweaver official website

a brief discussion of MIDI and Digital Audio by Dan Cragan
a more detailed Introduction to Digital Audio by Christopher Dobrian

The Logic user manuals also have a quickie non-intimidating rundown of audio and midi basics in the index.