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By Dan Hosken

ISBN-10: 0415825725

ISBN-13: 9780415825726

ISBN-10: 0415825733

ISBN-13: 9780415825733

An creation to track expertise, moment Edition presents a transparent review of the fundamental components of track expertise for today’s musician. This publication specializes in the subjects that underlie the and software program in use this day: Sound, Audio, MIDI, computing device Notation, and machine- Assisted guide. Appendices conceal helpful desktop and software program strategies. Written for either song expertise majors and non-majors, this textbook introduces basic rules and practices so scholars can learn how to paintings with a variety of software program courses, adapt to new track applied sciences, and observe tune expertise of their functionality, composition, educating, and research.


  • Thorough factors of key subject matters in track know-how

  • Content acceptable to all software program and undefined, now not associated with only one piece of software program or equipment

  • In-depth dialogue of electronic audio issues, reminiscent of sampling charges, resolutions, and dossier codecs

  • Explanations of normal audio plug-ins together with dynamics processors, EQs, and hold up established results

  • Coverage of synthesis and sampling in software program tools

  • Pedagogical beneficial properties, together with:

    • Further studying sections that permit the scholar to delve deeper into issues of curiosity

    • Suggested actions that may be performed with numerous assorted courses

    • Key phrases on the finish of every bankruptcy

    • What Do i would like? Chapters protecting the categories of and software program wanted so that it will prepare Audio and MIDI structures

    • A significant other site with hyperlinks to audio examples that exhibit quite a few strategies, step by step tutorials, appropriate undefined, software program, and extra audio and video assets.

The new version has been totally up to date to hide new applied sciences that experience emerged because the first version, together with iOS and cellular structures, on-line notation software program, exchange controllers, and Open Sound keep watch over (OSC).

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