Audio in Media
In AUDIO IN MEDIA, Tenth Edition, Stanley Alten -- internationally recognized as a scholar and expert in the area of audio production -- continues to provide students with an introduction to the basic techniques and principles necessary for audio production in today's media. The clear, current illustrations and photos and student-friendly writing in Alten's market-leading text have helped professors effectively teach this technically based course to thousands of introductory audio-production students. Comprehensive, technically accurate, and up-to-date, the text covers informational, perceptual, and aesthetic aspects of sound as they apply to each stage of the production process, from planning to postproduction.
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1999 Cengage Learning acoustic ambience ampliﬁer audience audio engine aural background sound bass boom boost broadcast capacitor cardioid channel chapter compression console create crossfade dB-SPL decibels deﬁned device dialogue difﬁcult digital audio digital audio workstation drum dynamic range editing example fader ﬁeld ﬁle ﬁlm ﬁlter ﬁrst ﬂexibility format frequency response guitar headphones hear imaging input instruments listening loudness loudspeaker meter mic-to-source distance microphone system miking mixer monitor noise noise gate omnidirectional output overall performer phantom power picture play playback plug-ins podcasts postproduction processor production radio recording reduce reﬂections rerecording reverb reverberation rights reserved sampling scene shot signal processing smartphone sonic sound asset sound design sound effects sound level sound quality sound source sound waves space speaker speciﬁc stereo studio surround sound technique television tion track types underscoring usually voice wireless microphone