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Creating Sounds from Scratch : A Practical Guide to Music Synthesis for Producers and Composers

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Creating Sounds from Scratch is a practical, in-depth resource on the most common forms of music synthesis. It includes historical context, an overview of concepts in sound and hearing, and practical training examples to help sound designers and electronic music producers effectively manipulate presets and create new sounds. The book covers the all of the main synthesis techniques including analog subtractive, FM, additive, physical modeling, wavetable, sample-based, and granular. While the book is grounded in theory, it relies on practical examples and contemporary production techniques show the reader how to utilize electronic sound design to maximize and improve his or her work. Creating Sounds from Scratch is ideal for all who work in sound creation, composition, editing, and contemporary commercial production.
Number of Pages: 327
Genre: Music, Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr on Demand
Author: Andrea Pejrolo & Scott B. Metcalfe
Language: English
Street Date: February 2, 2017
TCIN: 52256531
UPC: 9780199921874
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-3986

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