Acoustics and Psychoacoustics
Acoustics and Psychoacoustics is ideal for students of music technology, sound recording, traditional music and acoustics, as well as engineers studying audio, multimedia and communications systems. Gain a practical understanding of how real musical sounds behave and are perceived in real spaces with this accessible and interesting read.
This third edition offers a CD of audio examples, crucial for a clear understanding of the concepts discussed.
Visit the book's supporting website at http://books.elsevier.com/0240519957 for additional resources such as:
* Questions and exercises to test your knowledge
* Web links for further resources and research
* Audio clips
* Calculation facilities (eg. adding decibel values and converting between frequency ratio and cents/semitones)
This website can also be reached via www.focalpress.com
* A broad-ranging introduction to acoustics and psychoacoustics
* Gain a practical understanding of the subject with this highly accessible guide
* For a clear understanding of the concepts discussed follow the accompanying CD of audio examples
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Review: Acoustics and Psychoacoustics (Music Technology) (Music Technology)User Review - Doug - Goodreads
I wouldn't recommend this book at all for a casual read. The book is written like a textbook with many mathematical examples throughout. Since I was reading this for "fun" and not really interested in ... Read full review
1 Introduction to sound
2 Introduction to hearing
3 Notes and harmony
4 Acoustic model for musical instruments
5 Hearing timbre and deceiving the ear
6 Hearing music in different environments
7 Processing sound electronically
Appendix 1 Solving the ERB equation
Appendix 2 Converting between frequency ratios and cents
Appendix 3 Deriving the reverberation time equation
Appendix 4 Deriving the reverberation time equation for different frequencies and surfaces
Appendix 5 Track listing for the audio compact disc
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Acoustics and Psychoacoustics - Elsevier
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