Experiencing Music Techology: Software, Data and Hardware / Edition 1

Experiencing Music Techology: Software, Data and Hardware / Edition 1

by David Brian Williams, Peter R. Webster
     
 

This comprehensive introduction to music technology provides a cogent understanding of software, data, and hardware and how musicians use them today. Unlike many computer books whose usefulness is tied to particular software packages, this text focuses on underlying principles that are valid for all technology issues in music. See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive introduction to music technology provides a cogent understanding of software, data, and hardware and how musicians use them today. Unlike many computer books whose usefulness is tied to particular software packages, this text focuses on underlying principles that are valid for all technology issues in music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028729152
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 4.97(h) x 0.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1People Profiles5
2Misconceptions and Attitudes14
3Procedures and Applications18
4Finding Help25
5Operating Systems and System Software35
6Data Structures for Computer Information55
7The Hardware Mechanics of a Computer64
8Instructional Software for Musicians85
9Acoustics Primer110
10Data Structures for Sampling and MIDI119
11Data Structures for Laser Audio and Video127
12Hardware Devices for Music CAI132
13Word Processing Software for Musicians159
14Graphics Software for Musicians175
15Data Structures for Text and Graphics191
16Hardware Devices for Music Publishing203
17Music Notation Software227
18Data Structures for Music Notation253
19Input Devices for Music Notation271
20Software for Music Sequencing285
21MIDI Data Structures Revisited320
22MIDI Hardware: The KISS MIDI System337
23MIDI Hardware: Extending the KISS System348
24Software for Creating, Organizing, and Editing Sound375
25Sampling Data Structures Revisited406
26Hardware for Digital Sampling and Recording417
27Software for Communication435
28Data Structures for Networking464
29Networking Hardware482
30Authoring and Multimedia Software501
31Structures for Authoring Multimedia Environments537
32Laser Technology Revisited553
33Multimedia Hardware561
Summary574
Final Notes579
Index581

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