Acoustics and Psychoacoustics

Acoustics and Psychoacoustics

by David Howard
     
 

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The acoustics of a recording space can have a real impact on the sounds you create and capture. The book gives an essential grounding and understanding to how real music sounds behave and are perceived in real spaces.

With a clear and simple style Howard and Angus walk you through the theory- the science of sound engineering and music production, and the

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The acoustics of a recording space can have a real impact on the sounds you create and capture. The book gives an essential grounding and understanding to how real music sounds behave and are perceived in real spaces.

With a clear and simple style Howard and Angus walk you through the theory- the science of sound engineering and music production, and the practical ? how to apply it to music spaces so create professional sound, using real world examples and providing audio clips and recorded sounds to work with.

Updated throughout the new edition uncovers the acoustic application for today's recording industry. The website is packed with audio clips, questions and answers, a calculation facility as well as links and resources.

Editorial Reviews

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"A comprehensive book designed to provide a broad-ranging introduction to the subject of acoustics." - Audio, Video and Broadcasting Magazine

"The sound and the way we hear it; its characteristics and the complex processes that are carried out between the hearing and the brain to interpret it; its processing; the musical notes; the tuning systems; the audition environments or spaces, and more. "Acoustics and Psychoacoustics" talks about all these topics in a precise, clear way with a wide variety of examples so that the reader can solve any doubt." - Tecnoprofile Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136121579
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/20/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
480
File size:
18 MB
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Meet the Author

David M. Howard is the Founding Head of a new Department of Electronics at Royal Holloway, University of London. David’s research interests include the analysis and synthesis of singing, speech, and music, the use of computers and apps for real-time singing training and tuning in a cappella singing. David has been involved in forensic audio casework and appears regularly on radio and TV, including as a presenter for Voice and Castrato for BBC4-TV.

Jamie A. S. Angus is Professor of Audio Technology in the School of Computing, Science, and Engineering at the University of Salford. She was one of the originators of the UK’s first university level Music Technology course at the University of York in 1986. She both teaches and researches in room and speech acoustics, diffuser design, GPGPU in acoustic simulation, and audio signal processing and coding. She invented the modulated and absorption diffuser structures and was awarded an AES Fellowship Prize and the IOA Peter Barnett Memorial Prize in 2004.

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