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The manual does a great job of explaining it. Don't try to navigate the 'getting started' one though. Try the 'getting into the details' one. What part are you having difficulty with?

CT
Could I get some more talent in the monitors, please?

I know it sounds crazy, but try to learn to inhale your voice. www.thebelcantotechnique.com

Chris is the king of relating music things to other objects in real life.