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Audio and Music Textbooks New textbooks for the 2019-2020 academic year

We are proud to present our Audio & Music textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

Music Technology

  • Electronic and Experimental Music

    Technology, Music, and Culture, 6th Edition

    By Thom Holmes

    Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture, Sixth Edition, presents an extensive history of electronic music—from its historical beginnings in the late nineteenth century to its everchanging present—recounting the musical ideas that arose in parallel with technological…

    Paperback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge

  • The Digital Musician

    3rd Edition

    By Andrew Hugill

    The Digital Musician, Third Edition is an introductory textbook for creative music technology and electronic music courses. Written to be accessible to students from any musical background, this book examines cultural awareness, artistic identity and musical skills, offering a system-agnostic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music

    1st Edition

    By Greg McCandless, Daniel McIntyre

    In the contemporary world, the role of the commercial composer has grown to include a wide range of new responsibilities. Modern composers not only write music, but also often need to perform, record, and market their own works. The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music prepares today’s music…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Music Technology

    2nd Edition

    By Dan Hosken

    An Introduction to Music Technology, Second Edition provides a clear overview of the essential elements of music technology for today’s musician. This book focuses on the topics that underlie the hardware and software in use today: Sound, Audio, MIDI, Computer Notation, and Computer- Assisted…

    Paperback – 2014-07-24
    Routledge

  • Handmade Electronic Music

    The Art of Hardware Hacking, 2nd Edition

    By Nicolas Collins

    Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking provides a long-needed, practical, and engaging introduction to the craft of making - as well as creatively cannibalizing - electronic circuits for artistic purposes. With a sense of adventure and no prior knowledge, the reader can subvert the…

    Paperback – 2009-04-13
    Routledge

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