Additive Synthesis

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Additive synthesis describes the building up of a complex tone or waveform from simpler elements such as sine waves according to the law of superposition or fourier synthesis. (Source: Barry Truax - Handbook for Acoustic Ecology CD-ROM Edition. Cambridge Street Publishing, 1999 - CSR-CDR 9901)

 

See also:

FFT, Subtractive Synthesis

 

Links:

UNESCO DigiArts

- Digital Music online course: Additive Synthesis Technique ( English )

 

Bibliography:

English - Español - Français - Deutch - Italiano

Alphabetical order - Chronological order

Gérando, Stéphane de, Risset, Jean-Claude (2003). À propos de l’œuvre pour bande seule de Jean-Claude Risset
Gérando, Stéphane de, Risset, Jean-Claude (2004). À propos de l’œuvre pour bande seule de Jean-Claude Risset
Risset, Jean-Claude (1993). Synthèse et matériau musical
Ystad, Sølvi (1999). De la facture informatique au jeu instrumental

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