Acoustics and Psychoacoustics / Edition 4

Acoustics and Psychoacoustics / Edition 4

by David Howard, Jamie Angus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240521757

ISBN-13: 9780240521756

Pub. Date: 08/27/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The acoustics of a space can have a real impact on the sounds you create and capture. Acoustics and Psychoacoustics gives you an essential grounding and understanding to how real music sounds behave in different spaces whether during a performance or a recording and how they are perceived by performers and listeners.
With their clear and simple style Howard and

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The acoustics of a space can have a real impact on the sounds you create and capture. Acoustics and Psychoacoustics gives you an essential grounding and understanding to how real music sounds behave in different spaces whether during a performance or a recording and how they are perceived by performers and listeners.
With their clear and simple style Howard and Angus walk you through the theory- the science of sound engineering and music production, the acoustics of musical instruments, how we hear musical sounds, and the practical- how to apply it to music spaces to create professional sound. Real-world examples and audio clips to work with are provided, providing practical materials to work with.
The new edition uncovers the acoustic application for today's recording industry. The accompanying CD provides audio examples to help readers gain a clear understanding of the many concepts discussed in the book
The website is packed with audio clips, questions and answers, a calculation facility as well as links and resources.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240521756
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/27/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction to sound1
2Introduction to hearing65
3Notes and harmony110
4Acoustic model for musical instruments153
5Hearing timbre and deceiving the ear216
6Hearing music in different environments261
7Processing sound electronically348
App. 1Solving the ERB equation387
App. 2Converting between frequency ratios and cents389
App. 3Deriving the reverberation time equation391
App. 4Deriving the reverberation time equation for different frequencies and surfaces395
App. 5Track listing for the audio compact disc398

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