Download e-book for iPad: An Introduction to Music Technology by Dan Hosken

By Dan Hosken

An creation to tune know-how, moment Edition presents a transparent review of the fundamental parts of song know-how for today’s musician. This booklet specializes in the subjects that underlie the and software program in use this present day: Sound, Audio, MIDI, computing device Notation, and machine- Assisted guideline. Appendices disguise precious laptop and software program recommendations. Written for either tune know-how majors and non-majors, this textbook introduces basic ideas and practices so scholars can learn how to paintings with quite a lot of software program courses, adapt to new track applied sciences, and practice song know-how of their functionality, composition, instructing, and research.


  • Thorough reasons of key themes in track expertise

  • Content acceptable to all software program and undefined, no longer associated with only one piece of software program or equipment

  • In-depth dialogue of electronic audio themes, resembling sampling premiums, resolutions, and dossier codecs

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

  • Coverage of synthesis and sampling in software program tools

  • Pedagogical positive factors, together with:

    • Further interpreting sections that permit the coed to delve deeper into subject matters of curiosity

    • Suggested actions that may be conducted with a number of varied courses

    • Key phrases on the finish of every bankruptcy

    • What Do i would like? Chapters masking the categories of and software program wanted for you to prepare Audio and MIDI structures

    • A significant other site with hyperlinks to audio examples that show numerous innovations, step by step tutorials, proper undefined, software program, and extra audio and video assets.

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

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