Re: [linux-audio-user] Recommendations

From: Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <eric@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sat Apr 22 2006 - 11:23:54 EEST

Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Ian Remmler hat gesagt: // Ian Remmler wrote:
>>I'd like to get into composition and synthesis, but I am
>>completely new to this stuff. has lots of
>>pointers, but since I don't have much background it's hard to
>>tell what is worth looking into. A page with example sounds or
>>music from the various packages would be helpful I think.
> All of these programs benefit immensly from a fair bit of a
> theoretical background, which you can only get from books, IMO. I
> would very much recommend to get hold of Dodge/Jerse: "Computer
> Music". It's the best introduction into the topic of Computer-based
> synthesis.
> Another slightly older, but very good book is Moore: "Elements of
> Computer Music". I like it even more than the Dodge/Jerse, but some
> important topics are missing because of its age, e.g. granular
> synthesis. I would avoid Roads: "Computer Music Tutorial" for now, it
> is more an encyclopedia than an introductory book.

I'm curious to know what you, or any others here, might have to say
about Eduardo Miranda's books

-Eric Rz.
Received on Sat Apr 22 11:56:01 2006

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