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Written by highly respected author Stan Alten, AUDIO BASICS provides readers with a fundamental understanding of the principles, technology, and techniques of audio production. Because the material is not medium-specific, readers can apply techniques to sound production in any of the major audio and audio/visual media.

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Stanley R. Alten teaches audio production, TV/film aesthetics, writing, and criticism. Before joining the Syracuse University faculty, he worked in radio and television as a producer, writer, sound designer, performer, and station manager in numerous markets, including Philadelphia, New York, and Boston. He also has many film and record production credits and continues to be professionally active through his own production company. Alten is an internationally recognized authority in sound production. He is the author of AUDIO IN MEDIA, the leading audio-production text in North America for more than two decades. The book has been translated into Spanish, Korean, German, and Chinese. Recently, Alten authored a brief version of it titled AUDIO BASICS, also published with Cengage Learning. Other writing credits include AUDIO AND

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1. Behavior of Sound. 2. The Ear and Hearing. 3. Perception of Sound. 4. Studio and Control Room Design. 5. Monitoring. 6. Microphones. 7. Microphone Techniques. 8. Mixers, Consoles, and Control Surfaces. 9. Recording. 10. Synchronization and Transfers. 11. Signal Processors. 12. Editing. 13. Mixing. 14. Internet Audio. 15. Influences of Sound on Meaning.

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Alten, Stanley R.
Wadsworth Publishing Company
Alten, Stanley R.(Stanley R. Alten)
Industries - Media & Communications Industries
Film & Video - General
Business Communication
Film - General
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