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Most popular Electronic musical instruments books

The most popular Electronic musical instruments books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer
Tracing the development of the Moog synthesizer from its conception to its stardom, from its contribution to the San Francisco psychedelic sound, to its adoption by film and advertising, this book conveys the excitement, uncertainties, and consequences of a technology that would provide the soundtrack for a critical chapter of our cultural history.
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Make: Analog Synthesizers
Dive hands-on into the tools, techniques, and information for making your own analog synthesizer. If you're a musician or a hobbyist with experience in building electronic projects from kits or schematics, this do-it-yourself guide will walk you through the parts and schematics you need, and how to tailor them for your needs.
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Music Theory for Computer Musicians: Expert Advice, Made Easy
Having an understanding of the fundamentals of traditional music theory will help you take your computer music to higher levels, and work with others. This accessible new guide equips you with the basics in a clear, easy-to-understand way, covering everything from the notes and notation, scales, rhythm and tempo, intervals, meter and chords.
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Complete Keyboard Player: Book 2 (Revised Edition)
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Designing Software Synthesizer Plug-Ins in C++: For RackAFX, VST3, and Audio Units
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Computer Music Tutorial
A comprehensive text and reference that covers all aspects of computer music, including digital audio, synthesis techniques, signal processing, musical input devices, performance software, editing systems, algorithmic composition, MIDI, synthesizer architecture, system interconnection, and psychoacoustics.
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Composing Electronic Music: A New Aesthetic
Electronic music evokes new sensations, feelings, and thoughts in both composers and listeners. Composing Electronic Music outlines a new theory based on the powerful toolkit of electronic music techniques.
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Creating Sounds from Scratch: A Practical Guide to Music Synthesis for Producers and Composers
Creating Sounds from Scratch is a practical, in-depth resource on the most common forms of music synthesis. It includes historical context, an overview of concepts in sound and hearing, and practical training examples to help sound designers and electronic music producers to effectively manipulate presets and create new sounds from scratch.
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Play Guitar With... The Rolling Stones
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How to Make a Noise: A Comprehensive Guide to Synthesizer Programming
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Bodily Expression in Electronic Music: Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity
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Live Electronic Music: Composition, Performance, Study
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Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying- from the legacy of Moog to software synthesis
Explains the nature of analog sound creation followed by the story of its birth and its development by various designers, manufacturers and performers. This book examines the individual components of analog sound creation. It is accompanied by a CD which gives many examples of analog sound creation basics as well as advanced techniques.
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Becoming a Synthesizer Wizard: From Presets to Power User
Explains what a modular synthesizer is, how it works, and how to use software synthesizers to make music. This book also explains what the basic building blocks of modular synthesis are, and how they interact.
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Interactive Composition: Strategies Using Ableton Live and Max for Live
Interactive Composition empowers readers with the skills and insight needed to compose and perform electronic popular music in a variety of popular styles. This book focuses on the implementation of compositional and production concepts with each chapter culminating in a newly composed piece created by the reader using these concepts.