Analysis, Synthesis, and Perception of Musical Sounds: The Sound of Music / Edition 1by James Beauchamp
Pub. Date: 12/19/2006
Publisher: Springer New York
This book contains a complete and accurate mathematical treatment of the sounds of music with an emphasis on musical timbre. The book spans the range from tutorial introduction to advanced research and application to speculative assessment of its various techniques. All the contributors use a generalized additive sine wave model for describing musical timbre which
This book contains a complete and accurate mathematical treatment of the sounds of music with an emphasis on musical timbre. The book spans the range from tutorial introduction to advanced research and application to speculative assessment of its various techniques. All the contributors use a generalized additive sine wave model for describing musical timbre which gives a conceptual unity, but is of sufficient utility to be adapted to many different tasks.
Table of ContentsAnalysis and Synthesis of Musical Instrument Sounds: Analysis/Synthesis Methods.Analysis Results using SNDAN.Summary.- Fundamental Frequency Tracking and Applications to Music Signal Analysis: Introduction to Musical Signal Analysis in the Frequency Domain.Calculation of a Constant-Q Transform for Musical Analysis.Musical Fundamental Frequency Tracking using a Pattern Recognition Method.High-Resolution Frequency Calculation Based on Phase Differences.Applications of the High-Resolution Pitch Tracker.Summary and Conclusions.- Beyond Traditional Sampling Synthesis: Real-Time Timbre Morphing using Additive Synthesis: Introduction.Additive Synthesis Model.Additive Sound Analysis.Navigating Source Timbres: Timbre Control Space.New Possibilities for the Performer: the Continuum Fingerboard.Final Summary.- A Compact and Malleable Sines + Transients + Noise Model for Sound: Introduction.System Overview.Multi-Resolution Sinusoidal Modeling.Transform-Cided Transients.Noise Modeling.Applications.Conclusions.Acknowledgement.- Spectral Envelopes and Additive + Residual Analysis/Synthesis: Introduction.Spectral Envelopes and Source-Filter Models.Spectral Envelope Estimation Methods.Representation of Spectral Envelopes.Transcoding and Manipulation of Spectral Envelopes.Synthesis with Spectral Envelopes.Applications.Conclusions.Summary.- A Comparison of Wavetable and FM Data Reduction Methods for Resynthesis of Musical Sounds: Introduction.Evaluation of Wavetable and FM Methods.Comparison of Wavetable and FM Methods.Results.Conclusions.- The Effect of Dynamic Acoustical Features on Musical Timbre: Introduction.Global Time-Envelope and Spectral Parameters.The Experimental Control of Acoustical Variables.Conclusions and Directions for Future Research.- Mental Representation of the Timbre of Complex Sounds: Timbre: A Problematic Definition.The Notion of Timbre Space.Categories of Timbre.Conclusions.
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