Appleton, Jon H., Perera, Ronald C.


The Development and Practice of Electronic Music

New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

Language(s): English


Acoustics Computing Electroacoustic Devices Electroacoustic Instruments Voltage Control FFT Analogue Electroacoustic Music Electronic Music Live Electronics Tape Music Psychoacoustics


This book offers a series essays written by experts in the field of electronic music. These essays were selected to offer a broad introduction to electronic music, as it was in 1975. The book includes a selected discography of works.

Table of contents:

1. Origins
2. Sound, Electronics, and Hearing
3. The Tape Studio
4. The Voltage-Controlled Synthesizer
5. The Uses of Digital Computers in Electronic Music Generation
6. Live Electronic Music