Computer Music Synthesis, Composition, and Performance

Dodge, Charles, Jerse, Thomas A.


New York: Schirmer Books.

Language: English

This book is an introduction for composers and performers on key computer music techniques. The nine chapters progressively approach the different notions. An appendix on synthesis algorithms and a glossary complete the book.

Table of contents:

  • Fundamentals of computer music
  • The acoustics and psychoacoustics of music
  • Synthesis fundamentals
  • Synthesis using distorsion techniques
  • Subtractive synthesis
  • Speech synthesis
  • Reverberation, auditory localization, and other sound-processing techniques
  • Composition with computers
  • Real-time performance of computer music