Re: Diff. between Coyote and Sforzando
D F Tweedie
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Go to the guide at Tweakheadz.com for general overviews of your questions. That should provide you the basic info to know what questions to ask and where to find more in depth material. As always, Google is your friend.
Another excellent resource is to subscribe to Groove3.com. You can go and browse their catalog of tutorials to get and idea of what they provide.
With respect to your specific question regarding triggering MIDI with BIAB, it is not the best approach. BIAB excells at generating MIDI for arrangement per the chord structure the use provides.
What I would do is export those MIDI file created by BIAB into a DAW. One is include with your purchase, RealBand.
If someone asked me, 'Within reason money is not object, what DAW would you recommend for someone interested in composing/ producing music?,' I'd say Cubase Pro.
Why? First it is cross platform, so whether you are on a MAC or PC or change in the future, that issue is resolved. Secondly, in my opinion it has far the deepest and most sophisticated MIDI editing features available. Beyond that, Cubase is produced by the company responsible for the entire VST/ VSTi plugin format used by all PC based DAWs, with the exception of Pro Tools, which has a proprietory plugin format ... and even then there is a very clever little plugin from BlueCat Audio that permits Pro Tools to use VST/ VSTi plugins.
But probably RealBand will be just fine for getting your feet wet.