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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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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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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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Designing Software Synthesizer Plug-Ins in C++: For RackAFX, VST3, and Audio Units
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Play Guitar With... The Rolling Stones
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Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983
In Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor Tim Lawrence examines the city's party, dance, music, and art culture between 1980 and 1983, tracing the rise, apex, and fall of this inventive, vibrant, and tumultuous scene.
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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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Sound Synthesis and Sampling
Offers a comprehensive introduction to the underlying principles and practical techniques applied to both commercial and research sound synthesizers. This book covers the technology and techniques in music production and sound design enabling the reader to get to grips with the shape of computer technology and music composition.
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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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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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How to Make a Noise: A Comprehensive Guide to Synthesizer Programming
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Theremin: ETHER MUSIC AND ESPIONAGE
Written by an award-winning composer whose music has been performed in the US, Europe, and the Far East, this title combines the whimsical and the treacherous into a chronicle that takes in various things from the KGB to Macy's store windows, Alcatraz to the Beach Boys, Hollywood thrillers to the United Nations, Joseph Stalin to Shirley Temple.
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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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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.
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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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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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Inner Sound: Altered States of Consciousness in Electronic Music and Audio-Visual Media
In Inner Sound, author Jonathan Weinel traverses the influence of altered states of consciousness on audio-visual media, explaining how our subjective realities may change during states of dream, psychedelic experience, meditation, and trance.
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Complete Keyboard Player: Book 2 (Revised Edition)