The Synthesizer

The Synthesizer

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding, Programming, Playing, and Recording the Ultimate Electronic Music Instrument

Book - 2014
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Vail tells the complete story of the synthesizer: the origins of the many forms the instrument takes; the crucial advancements in sound generation, musical control, and composition; and the basics and intricacies of acoustics and synthesized sound. He gives the reader information on selecting, programming and playing a synthesizer, and offers tips on creativity, composing, and much more.
Publisher: New York City : Oxford University Press, 2014
ISBN: 9780195394894
Branch Call Number: 786.7419 V129s 2014
Characteristics: xv, 410 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


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Veteran music technology journalist, educator, and performer Mark Vail tells the complete story of the synthesizer.

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