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Computer Music: Synthesis, Composition, and Performanceby Charles Dodge
Synopses & Reviews
This text reflects the current state of computer technology and music composition. The authors offer clear, practical overviews of program languages, real-time synthesizers, digital filtering, artificial intelligence, and much more.
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Addresses the use of computers in musical composition, covering fundamentals of computers, psychoacoustics, and digital audio and describing techniques for sound synthesis, including recent developments in synthesis-from-analysis, granular synthesis, and synthesis using physical models. Discusses approaches to sound modification, such as sound source localization, and examines methods of computer aided composition, with programming examples in C++. Final chapters present modes and techniques of computer usage in live performance. For music students. This second edition reflects changes in technology and composition since the first in 1985.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Table of Contents
Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the First Edition. 1. Fundamentals of Computer Music. 2. The Acoustics and Psychoacoustics of Music. 3. Fundamentals of Digital Audio. 4. Synthesis Fundamentals. 5. Synthesis Using Distortion Techniques. 6. Subtractive Synthesis. 7. Analysis-Based Synthesis Techniques. 8. Granular Synthesis. 9. Physical Modeling. 10. Reverberation, Auditory Localization, And Other Sound-Processing Tehniques. 11. Composition with Computers. 12. Real-Time Performance of Computer Music. Glossary. Index.
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