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

VIDOLIN, Alvise, DOATI, Roberto (1983). Bollettino 3 – Bollettino del Laboratorio permanente per l’Informatica Musicale della Biennale (LIMB)
VIDOLIN, Alvise, POLO, Nicoletta (1981). Bollettino 1 – Bollettino del Laboratorio permanente per l’Informatica Musicale della Biennale (LIMB)
VIDOLIN, Alvise, POLO, Nicoletta, TORRESAN, Daniele (1982). Bollettino 2 – Bollettino del Laboratorio permanente per l’Informatica Musicale della Biennale (LIMB)

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