Dictionary of Musical Technology

Dictionary of Musical Technology

by Tristram Cary
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313286949

ISBN-13: 9780313286940

Pub. Date: 08/01/1992

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Tristram Cary's remarkable encyclopedia is the first comprehensive book on the technology of music. Its 600 copiously illustrated main entries and 200 subsidiary ones cover an immense musical field. Included are entries on traditional and electronic instruments, and on such topics as computer music composition, microphone placement, and psychoacoustics. They are

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Tristram Cary's remarkable encyclopedia is the first comprehensive book on the technology of music. Its 600 copiously illustrated main entries and 200 subsidiary ones cover an immense musical field. Included are entries on traditional and electronic instruments, and on such topics as computer music composition, microphone placement, and psychoacoustics. They are carefully cross-referenced so that readers can approach a topic from different angles and then be drawn into its complexities, both technical and musical, as far as they wish.

This volume will be an essential reference work for music and audio professionals, students, and all music lovers wanting to know more about the techniques behind the music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313286940
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/1992
Pages:
578
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

The Dictionary

Select Bibliography

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