Experiencing Music Technology (with DVD-ROM) / Edition 3

Experiencing Music Technology (with DVD-ROM) / Edition 3

by David Brian Williams, Peter Richard Webster
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534176720

ISBN-13: 9780534176723

Pub. Date: 03/23/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Enhance your understanding of music technology with EXPERIENCING MUSIC TECHNOLOGY with accompanying DVD-ROM! Complete, practical, and up-to-date, this music text uses real-world software examples to give you a practical understanding of the technology without overwhelming you with the ever-changing details. You are encouraged to acquire the general skills and

Overview

Enhance your understanding of music technology with EXPERIENCING MUSIC TECHNOLOGY with accompanying DVD-ROM! Complete, practical, and up-to-date, this music text uses real-world software examples to give you a practical understanding of the technology without overwhelming you with the ever-changing details. You are encouraged to acquire the general skills and knowledge needed to evaluate, adapt to, and implement new technologies as they emerge. Software examples and activities found in the text and on the accompanying CD-ROM are provided to help you see the real-world relevance of what you are learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534176723
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/23/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Viewport I: MUSICIANS AND THEIR USE OF TECHNOLOGY. 1. People Making Technology. 2. People Using Technology. 3. People Questioning Technology. 4. People Helping With Technology. Viewport II: COMPUTER AND INTERNET CONCEPTS FOR MUSICIANS. 5. Computer Operating Systems and Internet Software. 6. Computer and Networking Concepts. 7. The Mechanics of Computers and Networking. Viewport III: DIGITAL AUDIO BASICS. 8. Acoustics, Digital Audio, and Music Synthesis. 9. Software for Capturing, Editing, and Storing Digital Audio. 10. Building a No-Frills Digital Audio Workstation. Viewport IV: DOING MORE WITH DIGIAL AUDIO. 11. Sonic Realism: MPEG, Surround Sound, and Laser Discs. 12. Software for Multiple Tracks and Channels. 13. Hardware for Multi-Channel Digital Audio. Viewport V: MUSIC SEQUENCING AND MIDI BASICS. 14. How MIDI Works. 15. Software Techniques for MIDI Sequencing. 16. MIDI Hardware: Interfaces, Keyboards, and Sound Modules. Viewport VI: DOING MORE WITH MIDI AND BEYOND. 17. Adventures in Sound Shaping and Synthesis. 18. Extending MIDI: Controllers, SoundFonts, and Timing. Viewport VII: MUSIC NOTATION. 19. Coding Systems for Music Notation and Performance. 20. Software for Music Notation. 21. Notation Hardware: Input Devices, Scanners and OMR, and Printers. Viewport VIII: COMPUTER-AIDED INSTRUCTION IN MUSIC. 22. Music Software for Knowledge and Skill Development. 23. New Directions in Music Instruction Software. Viewport IX: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER.

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