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An Introduction to Music Technology

An Introduction to Music Technology Book
Author : Dan Hosken
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-08-01
ISBN : 1135966826
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 Instruction. Appendices cover necessary computer hardware and software concepts. Written for both music technology majors and non-majors, this textbook introduces fundamental principles and practices so students can learn to work with a wide range of software programs, adapt to new music technologies, and apply music technology in their performance, composition, teaching, and analysis. Features: Thorough explanations of key topics in music technology Content applicable to all software and hardware, not linked to just one piece of software or gear In-depth discussion of digital audio topics, such as sampling rates, resolutions, and file formats Explanations of standard audio plug-ins including dynamics processors, EQs, and delay based effects Coverage of synthesis and sampling in software instruments Pedagogical features, including: Further Reading sections that allow the student to delve deeper into topics of interest Suggested Activities that can be carried out with a variety of different programs Key Terms at the end of each chapter What Do I Need? Chapters covering the types of hardware and software needed in order to put together Audio and MIDI systems A companion website with links to audio examples that demonstrate various concepts, step-by-step tutorials, relevant hardware, software, and additional audio and video resources. The new edition has been fully updated to cover new technologies that have emerged since the first edition, including iOS and mobile platforms, online notation software, alternate controllers, and Open Sound Control (OSC).

Music Technology and Education

Music Technology and Education Book
Author : Andrew Brown
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-12-05
ISBN : 1317935004
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Music Technology in Education lays out the principles of music technology and how they can be used to enhance musical teaching and learning in primary and secondary education. Previously published as Computers in Music Education, this second edition has been streamlined to focus on the needs of today’s music education student. It has been completely updated to reflect mobile technologies, social networks, rich media environments, and other technological advances. Topics include: Basic audio concepts and recording techniques Enhanced music instruction with interactive systems, web-based media platforms, social networking, and musicianship software Administration and management of technology resources Distance education and flexible learning Music Technology in Education provides a strong theoretical and philosophical framework for examining the use of technology in music education while outlining the tools and techniques for implementation in the classroom. Reflective Questions, Teaching Tips, and Suggested Tasks link technology with effective teaching practice. The companion website provides resources for deeper investigation into the topics covered in each chapter, and includes an annotated bibliography, website links, tutorials, and model projects.

Music Technology and the Project Studio

Music Technology and the Project Studio Book
Author : Dan Hosken
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2012-03-15
ISBN : 1136644350
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Music Technology and the Project Studio: Synthesis and Sampling provides clear explanations of synthesis and sampling techniques and how to use them effectively and creatively. Starting with analog-style synthesis as a basic model, this textbook explores in detail how messages from a MIDI controller or sequencer are used to control elements of a synthesizer to create rich, dynamic sound. Since samplers and sample players are also common in today’s software, the book explores the details of sampling and the control of sampled instruments with MIDI messages. This book is not limited to any specific software and is general enough to apply to many different software instruments. Overviews of sound and digital audio provide students with a set of common concepts used throughout the text, and "Technically Speaking" sidebars offer detailed explanations of advanced technical concepts, preparing students for future studies in sound synthesis. Music Technology and the Project Studio: Synthesis and Sampling is an ideal follow-up to the author’s An Introduction to Music Technology, although each book can be used independently. The Companion Website includes: Audio examples demonstrating synthesis and sampling techniques Interactive software that allows the reader to experiment with various synthesis techniques Guides relating the material in the book to various software synthesizers and samplers Links to relevant resources, examples, and software

An Introduction to Music Technology

An Introduction to Music Technology Book
Author : Dan Hosken
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-01-15
ISBN : 9781138056077
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An Introduction to Music Technology, Third 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, Sequencing and Software Instruments, Computer Notation and Computer-Assisted Instruction. Appendices cover detailed aspects of MIDI software and hardware. Written for both music technology majors and non-majors, this textbook introduces students to a wide range of principles and practices so students can learn how to work with a wide range of software programs, adapt to new music technologies, and apply music technology in their performance, composition, teaching, and analysis. Features: Thorough explanations of key topics in music technology Content applicable to all software and hardware, not linked to just one piece of software or gear In-depth discussion of digital audio topics, such as sampling rates, resolutions, and file formats Explanations of standard audio plug-ins including dynamics processors, EQs, and delay based effects Coverage of synthesis and sampling in software instruments Pedagogical features, including: Further Reading sections that allow the student to delve deeper into topics of interest Suggested Activities that can be carried out with a variety of different programs Key Terms at the end of each chapter What Do I Need? chapters covering the types of hardware and software needed in order to put together audio systems A companion website with links to audio examples that demonstrate various concepts, step-by-step tutorials, relevant hardware, software, and additional audio and video resources. The third edition has been fully updated to cover shifts in technology since the publication of the second edition, including increased coverage of mobile and cloud-based apps, updated graphics representing current software and hardware, and reorganized coverage of computer hardware and software topics.

Basic Music Technology

Basic Music Technology Book
Author : Guerino Mazzola,Yan Pang,William Heinze,Kyriaki Gkoudina,Gian Afrisando Pujakusuma,Jacob Grunklee,Zilu Chen,Tianxue Hu,Yiqing Ma
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-11-02
ISBN : 3030009823
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is an introduction to basic music technology, including acoustics for sound production and analysis, Fourier, frequency modulation, wavelets, and physical modeling and a classification of musical instruments and sound spaces for tuning and counterpoint. The acoustical theory is applied to its implementation in analogue and digital technology, including a detailed discussion of Fast Fourier Transform and MP3 compression. Beyond acoustics, the book discusses important symbolic sound event representation and software as typically realized by MIDI and denotator formalisms. The concluding chapters deal with globalization of music on the Internet, referring to iTunes, Spotify and similar environments. The book will be valuable for students of music, music informatics, and sound engineering.

Music Technology

Music Technology Book
Author : Julio d' Escrivan Rincón
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2012
ISBN : 1107000807
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An engaging and user-friendly introduction to the world of music technology, perfect for music students with little technical background.

Music Technology Workbook

Music Technology Workbook Book
Author : Paul Middleton,Steven Gurevitz
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2013-04-26
ISBN : 1136125663
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This practical music technology workbook enables students and teachers to get the best possible results with the available equipment. The workbook provides step-by-step activities for classroom-based and independent project work, covering the skills and techniques used in modern music production. All are related to specific areas of the GCSE, AS/A2 and BTEC curricula. The activities are supplemented with basic concepts, hints and tips on techniques, productions skills and system optimisation to give students the best possible chance of passing or improving their grade. The book is includes screenshots throughout from a variety of software including Cubasis, Cubase SX, Logic and Reason, though all activities are software- and platform-independent.

Music Technology in Therapeutic and Health Settings

Music Technology in Therapeutic and Health Settings Book
Author : Wendy Magee
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release : 2013-09-21
ISBN : 0857005707
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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There is a rapidly emerging and developing area of music therapy practice that uses electronic music technologies in a range of therapeutic and clinical settings to help clients with complex needs. This edited volume explains cutting edge technologies and how to apply these tools in practice. With contributions from leading experts in the field, the book takes the reader through the equipment that is available including computer-based software; electronic devices which produce musical sounds with minimal movement or skill; assistive devices such as switches and sensors; and recording and listening equipment. Clinical case studies are then offered that show these technologies being used successfully with a broad range of child and adult populations, including those with visual impairments, autism spectrum disorders, medical needs, physical challenges, and mental health issues, and within a variety of settings, including a neonatal intensive care unit, schools, hospital environments, and palliative care settings. The final section looks toward the future and examines philosophical and theoretical perspectives on the use of technology and its relationship to aesthetics, gender and identity. This book will be a key resource for all music therapists, special needs educators, and professionals from the field of assistive technology, as well as allied health professionals such as occupational therapists and speech and language therapists.

The Music Technology Cookbook

The Music Technology Cookbook Book
Author : adam patrick bell
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2020
ISBN : 0197523889
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Students will write a 4-measure "name rap" within a specified structure and use a drum sequencer or existing drum loop to create a rhythmic backing to accompany themselves. They will then record their rap over top of the rhythmic backing using audio recording software"--

The Routledge Companion to Music Technology and Education

The Routledge Companion to Music  Technology  and Education Book
Author : Andrew King,Evangelos Himonides,S. Alex Ruthmann
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2017-01-20
ISBN : 1317415132
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education is a comprehensive resource that draws together burgeoning research on the use of technology in music education around the world. Rather than following a procedural how-to approach, this companion considers technology, musicianship, and pedagogy from a philosophical, theoretical, and empirically-driven perspective, offering an essential overview of current scholarship while providing support for future research. The 37 chapters in this volume consider the major aspects of the use of technology in music education: Part I. Contexts. Examines the historical and philosophical contexts of technology in music. This section addresses themes such as special education, cognition, experimentation, audience engagement, gender, and information and communication technologies. Part II. Real Worlds. Discusses real world scenarios that relate to music, technology, and education. Topics such as computers, composition, performance, and the curriculum are covered here. Part III. Virtual Worlds. Explores the virtual world of learning through our understanding of media, video games, and online collaboration. Part IV. Developing and Supporting Musicianship. Highlights the framework for providing support and development for teachers, using technology to understand and develop musical understanding. The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education will appeal to undergraduate and post-graduate students, music educators, teacher training specialists, and music education researchers. It serves as an ideal introduction to the issues surrounding technology in music education.

Popular Music Technology and the Changing Media Ecosystem

Popular Music  Technology  and the Changing Media Ecosystem Book
Author : Tamas Tofalvy,Emília Barna
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-05-02
ISBN : 303044659X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores the relationships between popular music, technology, and the changing media ecosystem. More precisely, it looks at infrastructures and practices of music making and consuming primarily in the post-Napster era of digitization – with some chapters looking back on the technological precursors to digital culture – marked by the emergence of digital tools and platforms such as YouTube or Spotify. The first section provides a critical overview of theories addressing popular music and digital technology, while the second section offers an analysis of the relationship between musical cultures, taste, constructions of authenticity, and technology. The third section offers case studies on the materialities of music consumption from outside the western core of popular music production. The final section reflects on music scenes and the uses and discourses of social media.

Student s Guide to Music Tech As A2 Edex

Student s Guide to Music Tech  As  A2 Edex Book
Author : Rhinegold Publishing Limited
Publisher : Rhinegold Publishing Ltd
Release : 2005-09-01
ISBN : 1904226752
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Student s Guide to Music Tech As A2 Edex book written by Rhinegold Publishing Limited, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Computer Music Tutorial

The Computer Music Tutorial Book
Author : Curtis Roads
Publisher : MIT Press
Release : 1996-02-27
ISBN : 9780262680820
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive text and reference that covers all aspects of computer music, including digital audio, synthesis techniques, signal processing, musical input devices, performance software, editing systems, algorithmic composition, MIDI, synthesizer architecture, system interconnection, and psychoacoustics. The Computer Music Tutorial is a comprehensive text and reference that covers all aspects of computer music, including digital audio, synthesis techniques, signal processing, musical input devices, performance software, editing systems, algorithmic composition, MIDI, synthesizer architecture, system interconnection, and psychoacoustics. A special effort has been made to impart an appreciation for the rich history behind current activities in the field. Profusely illustrated and exhaustively referenced and cross-referenced, The Computer Music Tutorial provides a step-by-step introduction to the entire field of computer music techniques. Written for nontechnical as well as technical readers, it uses hundreds of charts, diagrams, screen images, and photographs as well as clear explanations to present basic concepts and terms. Mathematical notation and program code examples are used only when absolutely necessary. Explanations are not tied to any specific software or hardware. The material in this book was compiled and refined over a period of several years of teaching in classes at Harvard University, Oberlin Conservatory, the University of Naples, IRCAM, Les Ateliers UPIC, and in seminars and workshops in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Introduction to Computer Music

Introduction to Computer Music Book
Author : Nick Collins
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-02-01
ISBN : 0470714557
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This title deals with both the practical use of technology in music and the key principles underpinning the discipline. It targets both musicians exploring computers, and technologists engaging with music, and does so in the confidence that both groups can learn tremendously from the cross-disciplinary encounter.

Interactive Multimedia Music Technologies

Interactive Multimedia Music Technologies Book
Author : Ng, Kia,Nesi, Paolo
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2007-10-31
ISBN : 1599041529
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This book illustrates how interactive music can be used for valorizing cultural heritage, content and archives not currently distributed due to lack of safety, suitable coding, or conversion technologies. It explains new methods of promoting music for entertainment, teaching, commercial and non-commercial purposes, and provides new services for those connected via PCs, mobile devices, whether sighted or print-impaired"--Provided by publisher.

Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Sound and Music Technology

Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Sound and Music Technology Book
Author : Xi Shao,Kun Qian,Li Zhou,Xin Wang,Ziping Zhao
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-04-24
ISBN : 9811616493
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book presents selected papers at the 8th Conference on Sound and Music Technology (CSMT) held in November 2020, at Taiyuan, Shanxi, China. CSMT is a multidisciplinary conference focusing on audio processing and understanding with bias on music and acoustic signals. The primary aim of the conference is to promote the collaboration between art society and technical society in China. In this proceeding, the paper included covers a wide range topic from speech, signal processing, music understanding, machine learning and signal processing for advanced medical diagnosis and treatment applications; which demonstrates the target of CSMT merging arts and science research together.its content caters to scholars, researchers, engineers, artists, and education practitioners not only from academia but also industry, who are interested in audio/acoustics analysis signal processing, music, sound, and artificial intelligence (AI).

Sonic Synergies Music Technology Community Identity

Sonic Synergies  Music  Technology  Community  Identity Book
Author : Gerry Bloustien
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-07-05
ISBN : 1351548263
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sonic Synergies: Music, Technology, Community, Identity focuses on the new and emerging synergies of music and digital technology within the new knowledge economies. Eighteen scholars representing six international perspectives explore the global and local ramifications of rapidly changing new technologies on creative industries, local communities, music practitioners and consumers. Diverse areas are considered, such as production, consumption, historical and cultural context, legislation, globalization and the impact upon the individual. Drawing on a range of musical genres from jazz, heavy metal, hip-hop and trance, and through several detailed case studies reflecting on the work of professional and local amateur artists, this book offers an important discussion of the ways in which the face of music is changing. Approaching these areas from a cultural studies perspective, this text will be a valuable tool for anyone engaged in the study of popular culture, music or digital technologies.

Women Composers and Music Technology in the United States

Women Composers and Music Technology in the United States Book
Author : Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780754604617
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is the most definitive attempt to date to discuss the achievements of women as composers of experimental and avant-garde music from the 1930s to the present day. Using a wealth of primary material, it also explores currently relevant issues in gender and technology. Drawing out the relationships between composers and their working environments, and between teachers and students, Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner discusses the contribution of women composers to electroacoustic music. The book includes a bibliography and discography covering the work of ninety composers.

Music Technology and Education

Music  Technology  and Education Book
Author : Andrew King,Evangelos Himonides
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-06-10
ISBN : 1317091507
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The use of technology in music and education can no longer be described as a recent development. Music learners actively engage with technology in their music making, regardless of the opportunities afforded to them in formal settings. This volume draws together critical perspectives in three overarching areas in which technology is used to support music education: music production; game technology; musical creation, experience and understanding. The fourteen chapters reflect the emerging field of the study of technology in music from a pedagogical perspective. Contributions come not only from music pedagogues but also from musicologists, composers and performers working at the forefront of the domain. The authors examine pedagogical practice in the recording studio, how game technology relates to musical creation and expression, the use of technology to create and assess musical compositions, and how technology can foster learning within the field of Special Educational Needs (SEN). In addition, the use of technology in musical performance is examined, with a particular focus on the current trends and the ways it might be reshaped for use within performance practice. This book will be of value to educators, practitioners, musicologists, composers and performers, as well as to scholars with an interest in the critical study of how technology is used effectively in music and music education.

Music Technology with Swing

Music Technology with Swing Book
Author : Mitsuko Aramaki,Matthew E. P. Davies,Richard Kronland-Martinet,Sølvi Ystad
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-11-23
ISBN : 3030016927
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Music Technology with Swing, CMMR 2017, held in Matosinhos, Portugal, in September 2017. The 44 full papers presented were selected from 64 submissions. The papers are grouped in eight sections: music information retrieval, automatic recognition, estimation and classification, electronic dance music and rhythm, computational musicology, sound in practice: auditory guidance and feedback in the context of motor learning and motor adaptation, human perception in multimodal context, cooperative music networks and musical HCIs, virtual and augmented reality, research and creation: spaces and modalities.