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Theatre Sound (Theatre Arts)

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Publisher Comments:

This is a complete guide to sound in the theatre-kinds of sound systems and how they work for theatres large and small. John A. Leonard, formerly Head for Sound for the Royal Shakespeare Company, explains everything you need to know about sound design, from the basics to advanced work. Drawing upon his extensive experience with such RSC productions as "Nicholas Nickelby" as well as work with Stephen Sondheim, he explains the practical considerations in making theatre sound work. "Theatre Sound" includes a brief history of the use of sound in the theatre, discussions of musicals, sound effects, and the recording studio, and even an introduction to the physics and math of sound design. A bibliography and online reference section make this the new essential work for students of theatre and practicing sound designers.

Book News Annotation:

A non-technical guide to the use of sound in a variety of theater settings. Leonard (Aura Sound Design Ltd.) explores equipment and techniques and offers some thoughts on integrating sound work with the artistic requirements of the director. Chapters cover the history of theater sound, theater types, the sound system, the production process, advanced system design, and sound effects.
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Synopsis:

Theatre Sound includes a brief history of the use of sound in the theatre, discussions of musicals, sound effects, and the recording studio, and even an introduction to the physics and math of sound design. A bibliography and online reference section make this the new essential work for students of theatre and practicing sound designers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780878301164
Author:
Leonard, John A.
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
New York
Subject:
Theater - Stagecraft
Subject:
Stereo & Audio Equipment
Subject:
Sound
Subject:
Theaters
Subject:
Sound effects
Subject:
Theaters -- Sound effects.
Subject:
Sound -- Recording and reproducing.
Subject:
Drama-Production General
Edition Description:
Routledge Paperback
Series:
Theatre Arts (Routledge Paperback)
Series Volume:
00-486
Publication Date:
20010731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.04x6.56x.45 in. .72 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Theatre Sound includes a brief history of the use of sound in the theatre, discussions of musicals, sound effects, and the recording studio, and even an introduction to the physics and math of sound design. A bibliography and online reference section make this the new essential work for students of theatre and practicing sound designers.
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