© 2017 – Focal Press
160 pages | 57 B/W Illus.
Audio Production and Critical Listening: Technical Ear Training, Second Edition develops your critical and expert listening skills, enabling you to listen to audio like an award-winning engineer. Featuring an accessible writing style, this new edition includes information on objective measurements of sound, technical descriptions of signal processing, and their relationships to subjective impressions of sound. It also includes information on hearing conservation, ear plugs, and listening levels, as well as bias in the listening process.
The interactive web browser-based "ear training" software practice modules provide experience identifying various types of signal processes and manipulations. Working alongside the clear and detailed explanations in the book, this software completes the learning package that will help you train you ears to listen and really "hear" your recordings.
This all-new edition has been updated to include:
List of Illustrations
Chapter 1: Listening
Chapter 2: Tonal Balance and Equalization
Chapter 3: Spatial Attributes and Reverberation
Chapter 4: Dynamic Range Control
Chapter 5: Distortion and Noise
Chapter 6: Amplitude Envelope and Audio Edit Points
Chapter 7: Analysis of Sound