Audio in media

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Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1999 - Music - 460 pages
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In AUDIO IN MEDIA, Eighth 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 needed for today's audio production in media. The clear and 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 post-production.

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Review: Audio in Media: The Recording Studio

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prefer the less-dated, more comprehensive hardcover version but this was a nice primer in my early recording days. Read full review



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Dr. Stanley Alten, Professor Emeritus, developed the audio program for the Television-Radio-Film Department at Syracuse University. During his career at Syracuse he taught Sound for Picture; Music Recording; Music Underscoring; Advanced Audio for Radio, TV, and Film; Production Aesthetics; Broadcast Writing; and Criticism. Before joining the TRF faculty, he worked in radio and television as producer, writer, sound designer, performer, and station manager in a number of markets, including Philadelphia, New York, and Boston. He also has many film and recording credits and continues to be professionally active in audio production and as an author. Alten is an internationally recognized authority in sound production. He is author of AUDIO IN MEDIA, the leading audio production text in North America for three decades. It has been translated into Spanish, Korean, German, and Chinese. He has also written AUDIO IN MEDIA: THE RECORDING STUDIO, which focuses on music recording, and many articles for the FOCAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA: TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNIQUES, for which he served as Audio/Radio Editor, the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RADIO, for which he served on the advisory board, and was an audio editor for WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA. He has also been a contributor to the INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EDUCATION. Currently he is writing AUDIO BASICS, a primer. Alten has been recognized by WHO'S WHO and honored for teaching excellence by the Outstanding Educators of America, Alpha Epsilon Rho, and the National Science Foundation.

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