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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.

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  • The Game Audio Strategy Guide

    A Practical Course, 1st Edition

    By Gina Zdanowicz, Spencer Bambrick

    The Game Audio Strategy Guide is a comprehensive text designed to turn both novices and experienced audio designers into technical game audio pros. Providing both a theoretical foundation and practical insights, The Game Audio Strategy Guide offers a thorough look at the tools and methods needed to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Recording Classical Music

    1st Edition

    By Robert Toft

    Recording Classical Music presents the fundamental principles of digitally recording and editing acoustic music in ambient spaces, focusing on stereo microphone techniques that will help musicians understand how to translate "live" environments into recorded sound. The book covers theory and the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Modern MIDI

    Sequencing and Performing Using Traditional and Mobile Tools, 2nd Edition

    By Sam McGuire

    Modern MIDI equips you with everything you need to use MIDI in your music productions. With a particular focus on practical application and step-by-step explanations, this book does far more than tell you about how MIDI works. Simple explanations and real-world scenarios encourage you to test out…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26
    Routledge

  • Foundations in Sound Design for Embedded Media

    A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Filimowicz

    This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to foundational topics in sound design for embedded media, such as physical computing; interaction design; auditory displays and data sonification; speech synthesis; wearables; smart objects and instruments; user experience; toys and playful…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Sound Design

  • Foundations in Sound Design for Linear Media

    A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Filimowicz

    This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to foundational topics in sound design for linear media, such as listening and recording; audio postproduction; key musical concepts and forms such as harmony, conceptual sound design, electronica, soundscape, and electroacoustic composition; the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge
    Sound Design

  • Foundations in Sound Design for Interactive Media

    A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Filimowicz

    This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to foundational topics in sound design for interactive media, such as gaming and virtual reality; compositional techniques; new interfaces; sound spatialization; sonic cues and semiotics; performance and installations; music on the web; augmented…

    Paperback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    Sound Design

  • Music Production

    Learn How to Record, Mix, and Master Music, 3rd Edition

    By Hans Weekhout

    We’re all able to record music; a smartphone will get you quick results. But for a good sound, a lot more is involved. Acoustics, microphone placement, and effects have a huge influence on the resulting sound. Music Production: Learn How to Record, Mix, and Master Music will teach you how to record…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Designing Audio Effect Plugins in C++

    For AAX, AU, and VST3 with DSP Theory, 2nd Edition

    By Will C. Pirkle

    Designing Audio Effect Plugins in C++ presents everything you need to know about digital signal processing in an accessible way. Not just another theory-heavy digital signal processing book, nor another dull build-a-generic-database programming book, this book includes fully worked, downloadable…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge

  • The Sound System Design Primer

    1st Edition

    By Josh Loar

    The Sound System Design Primer is an introduction to the many topics, technologies, and sub-disciplines that make up contemporary sound systems design. Written in clear, conversational language for those who do not have an engineering background, or who think more in language than in numbers, The…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • The Art of Producing

    How to Create Great Audio Projects, 2nd Edition

    By David Gibson, Maestro B Curtis

    The Art of Producing is the first book to standardize a specific production process for creating a successful music project from start to finish. Learn how to develop a step-by-step process for critiquing all of the musical components that go into creating a highly refined production that works for…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • Dance Music Manual

    4th Edition

    By Rick Snoman

    Dance Music Manual, aimed at the novice and seasoned professional alike, takes the reader through the software and hardware needed to create original, captivating, and professional sounding music. Key features of Dance Music Manual include: How to create compelling, professional-sounding…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Art of Mixing

    A Visual Guide to Recording, Engineering, and Production, 1st Edition

    By David Gibson

    David Gibson uses 3D visual representations of sounds in a mix as a tool to explain the dynamics that can be created in a mix. This book provides an in-depth exploration into the aesthetics of what makes a great mix. Gibson’s unique approach explains how to map sounds to visuals in order to create…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Loudspeakers

    For Music Recording and Reproduction, 2nd Edition

    By Philip Newell, Keith Holland

    Loudspeakers: For Music Recording and Reproduction, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide, offering the tools and understanding needed to cut out the guesswork from loudspeaker choice and set-up. Philip Newell and Keith Holland, with the assistance of Sergio Castro and Julius Newell,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio

    2nd Edition

    By Mike Senior

    Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world's most successful producers. Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio is the best-selling primer for small-studio enthusiasts who want chart-ready sonics in a hurry. Drawing on the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Sound On Sound Presents...

  • Hack Audio

    An Introduction to Computer Programming and Digital Signal Processing in MATLAB, 1st Edition

    By Eric Tarr

    Computers are at the center of almost everything related to audio. Whether for synthesis in music production, recording in the studio, or mixing in live sound, the computer plays an essential part. Audio effects plug-ins and virtual instruments are implemented as software computer code. Music apps…

    Paperback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Modern Recording Techniques

    9th Edition

    By David Miles Huber, Robert E. Runstein

    Modern Recording Techniques is the bestselling, authoritative guide to sound and music recording. Whether you’re just starting out or are looking for a step-up in the industry, Modern Recording Techniques provides an in-depth read on the art and technologies of music production. It’s a must-have…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Audio Engineering 101

    A Beginner's Guide to Music Production, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Dittmar

    Pratical, concise, and approachable, Audio Engineering 101, Second Edition covers everything aspiring audio engineers need to know to make it in the recording industry, from the characteristics of sound to microphones, analog versus digital recording, EQ/compression, mixing, mastering, and career…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • Immersive Sound

    The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnieszka Roginska, Paul Geluso

    Immersive Sound: The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio provides a comprehensive guide to multi-channel sound. With contributions from leading recording engineers, researchers, and industry experts, Immersive Sound includes an in-depth description of the physics and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Sound Reproduction

    The Acoustics and Psychoacoustics of Loudspeakers and Rooms, 3rd Edition

    By Floyd E. Toole

    Sound Reproduction: The Acoustics and Psychoacoustics of Loudspeakers and Rooms, Third Edition explains the physical and perceptual processes that are involved in sound reproduction and demonstrates how to use the processes to create high-quality listening experiences in stereo and multichannel…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Designing Software Synthesizer Plug-Ins in C++

    For RackAFX, VST3, and Audio Units, 1st Edition

    By Will Pirkle

    Bridging the gap from theory to programming, Designing Software Synthesizer Plug-Ins in C plus plus For RackAFX, VST3 and Audio Units contains complete code for designing and implementing software synthesizers for both Windows and Mac platforms. You will learn synthesizer operation, starting with…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Handbook for Sound Engineers

    5th Edition

    Edited by Glen Ballou

    Handbook for Sound Engineers is the most comprehensive reference available for audio engineers, and is a must read for all who work in audio. With contributions from many of the top professionals in the field, including Glen Ballou on interpretation systems, intercoms, assistive listening, and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

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