An Introduction to Music Technology by Dan Hosken

By Dan Hosken

An advent to tune know-how, moment Edition presents a transparent evaluate of the fundamental components of tune expertise for today’s musician. This e-book makes a speciality of the themes that underlie the and software program in use at the present time: Sound, Audio, MIDI, machine Notation, and computing device- Assisted guideline. Appendices hide priceless computing device and software program innovations. Written for either song expertise majors and non-majors, this textbook introduces basic ideas and practices so scholars can discover ways to paintings with quite a lot of software program courses, adapt to new track applied sciences, and observe song expertise of their functionality, composition, instructing, and research.


  • Thorough motives of key issues in track expertise

  • Content acceptable to all software program and undefined, now not associated with only one piece of software program or equipment

  • In-depth dialogue of electronic audio issues, equivalent to sampling premiums, resolutions, and dossier codecs

  • Explanations of normal audio plug-ins together with dynamics processors, EQs, and hold up dependent results

  • Coverage of synthesis and sampling in software program tools

  • Pedagogical beneficial properties, together with:

    • Further analyzing sections that let the coed to delve deeper into themes of curiosity

    • Suggested actions that may be conducted with various assorted courses

    • Key phrases on the finish of every bankruptcy

    • What Do i want? Chapters protecting the kinds of and software program wanted with a purpose to prepare Audio and MIDI structures

    • A significant other web site with hyperlinks to audio examples that exhibit quite a few strategies, step by step tutorials, suitable undefined, software program, and extra audio and video assets.

The new version has been absolutely up-to-date to hide new applied sciences that experience emerged because the first version, together with iOS and cellular systems, on-line notation software program, exchange controllers, and Open Sound regulate (OSC).

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