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Sound and recording

Author: Francis Rumsey; Tim McCormick
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier/Focal, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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This bestselling book introduces you to the principles of sound, perception, audio technology and systems. Providing vital reading for audio students and trainee engineers, this guide is ideal for anyone concerned with audio, sound and recording who wants a really good grounding in theory and industry practice. Now with numerous updates, including a new chapter on sound quality, expanded information on sequencing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rumsey, Francis.
Sound and recording.
Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier/Focal, 2009
(OCoLC)373479154
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Rumsey; Tim McCormick
ISBN: 9780240521633 0240521633 9780080953960 0080953964
OCLC Number: 500579275
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 628 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What is Sound? --
Auditory perception --
Microphones --
Loudspeakers --
Mixers --
Analogue recording --
Noise reduction --
Digital audio principles --
Digital recording and editing systems --
Digital audio applications --
Power amplifiers --
Lines and interconnection --
Outboard equipment --
MIDI and synthetic audio control --
Synchronization --
Two-channel stereo --
Surround Sound --
Glossary of terms --
Appendices.
Responsibility: Francis Rumsey and Tim McCormick.

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This bestselling book introduces you to the principles of sound, perception, audio technology and systems. Providing vital reading for audio students and trainee engineers, this guide is ideal for anyone concerned with audio, sound and recording who wants a really good grounding in theory and industry practice. Now with numerous updates, including a new chapter on sound quality, expanded information on sequencing and synchronization, and updated chapters on digital audio, loudspeakers and mixers. * Best-selling text provides more than an introduction to audio and sound recording in an easily digestible format. * "Fact Files" give succinct information on the areas covered, addressing key points to aid the learning process * Covers the latest digital recording technology, formats, and computer based interfaces * Stereo and surround sound principles described in detail.

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