Dictionary of Musical Technology

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Greenwood Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Music - 542 pages
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Tristram Cary's remarkable encyclopedia is the first comprehensive book on the technology of music. Its 600 copiously illustrated main entries and 200 subsidiary ones cover an immense musical field. Included are entries on traditional and electronic instruments, and on such topics as computer music composition, microphone placement, and psychoacoustics. They are carefully cross-referenced so that readers can approach a topic from different angles and then be drawn into its complexities, both technical and musical, as far as they wish.

This volume will be an essential reference work for music and audio professionals, students, and all music lovers wanting to know more about the techniques behind the music.

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TRISTRAM CARY is a distinguished composer and one of the world's leading experts on electronic music, a field in which he was a pioneer.

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