Digital sound processing for music and multimedia / Ross Kirk, Andy Hunt.

Kirk, Ross., author.
New York : Focal Press, 2013.
1 online resource (353 p.)
1st edition
Music technology series.
Music technology series
Music technology series

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Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Digital techniques.
MIDI (Standard).
Computer sound processing.
Multimedia systems.
Electronic books.
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Cover; Digital Sound Processing for Music and Multimedia; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series introduction; Acknowledgements; Introduction and background; Part 1 Context; 1 Sound generation and recording in the twentieth century; 1.1 Setting the context; 1.2 The effect of technology on sound production; 1.3 Musical changes from 1900-1950; 1.4 Early systems for electronic sound generation; 1.5 Development of recording technology; 1.6 Electronic music studios; 1.7 Live electronic music; 1.8 Synthesisers; 1.9 Digital sound; 1.10 The performance interface
1.11 Digital computers with performance interfaces1.12 The digital revolution; 1.13 Performance instruments in the MIDI age; 1.14 The microcomputer; 1.15 Systems for capturing performance gesture; 1.16 Interactive music environments; 1.17 Summary; Part 2 Sounds and signals; 2 Sound and signals in music technology and digital audio; 2.1 The electrical analogue of acoustic signals; 2.2 The nature and content of signals; 2.3 The effect of linearity and gain on the transmission of signals; 2.4 The effect of frequency response on the transmission of signals; 2.5 Summary; 3 Digital audio
3.1 Preparation: frequency translation3.2 The sampling process; 3.3 Pulse code modulation (PCM) systems; 3.4 Characteristics of digital audio systems; 3.5 Synthetic audio systems; 3.6 Summary; Part 3 Music technology systems; 4 MIDI: connecting instruments together; 4.1 Musical background; 4.2 The environment from which MIDI emerged; 4.3 The development of MIDI; 4.4 Designing instrument connections; 4.5 The MIDI specification - hardware; 4.6 The MIDI specification - messages; 4.7 Format and construction of MIDI messages; 4.8 Extensions to the original MIDI specification
4.9 Limitations of MIDI4.10 The future of instrumental connections; 4.11 Summary; 5 The structure of common music technology systems; 5.1 Types of electronic music equipment; 5.2 Methods of digital sound generation; 5.3 Methods of digital sound processing; 5.4 Digital sound generation techniques; 5.5 Digital sound processing techniques; 5.6 Summary; Part 4 Computer fundamentals; 6 An introduction to digital logic; 6.1 Elementary logic and binary systems; 6.2 Combinatorial logic and logic gates; 6.3 Functional description of the operation of gates
6.4 Some simple examples of combinatorial logic circuits6.5 Sequential logic; 6.6 Summary; 7 Computers and programs; 7.1 The essential architecture of a computer system; 7.2 A look inside the central processing unit; 7.3 The representation of instructions in a computer; 7.4 The representation of data in a computer; 7.5 The components of programs; 7.6 Conditional branching and the program status word; 7.7 Subroutines and stacks; 7.8 Summary; 8 Interfacing: the use of the computer as a component; 8.1 Interfacing from the point of view of the programmer
8.2 Interfacing from the point of view of the processor
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Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
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Hunt, Andy.
Publisher Number:
10.4324/978080504506 doi