Computer Music Instruments: Foundations, Design and Development

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2017-10-25
361 pages

Book Description

This book is divided into three elements. Part I provides a broad introduction to the foundations of music instruments, covering some key points in , with rigorous but approachable , and programming examples, as well as an overview of development environments for computer instruments. In Part II, the author presents synthesis and , with chapters on source-filter , summation formulae, feedback and adaptive systems, granular methods, and frequency-domain techniques. In Part III he explains approaches, in particular communication protocols and user interfaces, and computer music platforms.

All elements are fully illustrated with programming examples using Csound, Python, and Faust. The book is suitable for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in music and signal processing, and for practitioners and researchers.

Table of Contents

Part I Foundations
Chapter 1 Audio And Music Signals
Chapter 2 Music Programming Environments

Part II Synthesis and Processing
Chapter 3 Source-Filter Models
Chapter 4 Closed-Form Summation Formulae
Chapter 5 Feedback And Adaptive Systems
Chapter 6 Granular Methods
Chapter 7 Frequency-Domain Techniques

Part III Application Development
Chapter 8 Interaction
Chapter 9 Computer Music Platforms

Appendix A Signal Processing Mathematics
Appendix B Application Code

Book Details

  • Title: Computer Music Instruments: Foundations, Design and Development
  • Author:
  • Length: 361 pages
  • Edition: 1st ed. 2017
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-10-25
  • ISBN-10: 3319635034
  • ISBN-13: 9783319635033
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