Audio in Media
In AUDIO IN MEDIA, Ninth 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 and current illustrations and photos and student-friendly writing in Alten's market-leading text have helped professors effectively teach this operationally-based course to thousands of introductory audio production students. Comprehensive, 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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