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Jud Wolfskill (MIT Press): Boulanger book announcement

Dear List -

I was sent the enclosed announcement of a new book that may be of
interest to list members.


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Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 16:40:14 -0400
From: Jud Wolfskill <wolfskil@MIT.EDU>
Subject: Boulanger book announcement


The following is a book which readers of this list might find of interest.
For more information please visit

The Csound Book
Perspectives in Software Synthesis, Sound Design, Signal Processing, and
edited by Richard Boulanger

Created in 1985 by Barry Vercoe, Csound is one of the most widely used
software sound synthesis systems. Because it is so powerful, mastering
Csound can take a good deal of time and effort. But this guide will
dramatically straighten the learning curve and enable musicians to take
advantage of this rich computer technology available for creating music.

Written by leading educators, programmers, sound designers, and composers,
this guide covers both the basics of Csound and the theoretical and musical
concepts necessary to use the program effectively. The thirty-two tutorial
chapters cover: additive, subtractive, FM, AM, FOF, granular, wavetable,
waveguide, vector, LA, and other hybrid methods; analysis and resynthesis
using ADSYN, LP, and the Phase Vocoder; sample processing; mathematical and
physical modeling; and digital signal processing, including room simulation
and 3D modeling.  The book comes with two CD-ROMs that include more than
forty additional HTML chapters; hundreds of musical compositions; more than
3,000 working instruments; the Csound application for Macintosh, PC, and
Linux; and a number of Csound audio and score-generating utilities.

Richard Boulanger is Professor in the Music Synthesis Department at Berklee
College of Music, Boston.

8 x 9, 592 pp., 725 illus., paper ISBN 0-262-52261-6

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