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CDs & DVDs: training

Avid Editing Essentials
DVD: all regions
(April 2004)

US List Price: $69.95

 

Avid Advanced Editing Techniques
DVD: all regions
(April 2004)

US List Price: $69.95

 

Avid Workflow & Media Management
DVD: all regions
(April 2004)

US List Price: $69.95

 

Avid Special Effects & Colour Correction
DVD: all regions
(April 2004)

US List Price: $69.95

 

Books: nonlinear editing

Digital Editing With Final Cut Pro 4: Professional Post Production Technique
Paperback & CDROM: 320 pages
(December 2004)

US List Price: $35.95
UK List Price: £21.99

From the Publisher: When Final Cut Pro was introduced in 1998, it was hailed as a revolutionary software that would allow independent filmmakers to produce quality projects on miniscule budgets. With the inclusion of Cinema Tools in version 4.0, Final Cut Pro is now capable of handling media originating on either film or 24-frame video. Designed with an integrated DVD tutorial, this book will show you how to get up and editing quickly. Whether you want to edit the most expensive commercial projects or simply tinker with home video footage, the systematic approach of this book supplies a wide range of insights on how to create professional work.

Cut by Cut: Editing Your Film or Video
Paperback: 450 pages
(December 2004)

US List Price: $35.95
UK List Price: £21.99

From the Publisher: Learn how skilled editors can turn raw footage into polished art for film, television, or web. With practical project guidelines and advice on organizing digital and film cutting rooms, and much more.

File Interchange Handbook for images, audio and metadata
Hardback: 400 pages
(March 2004)

US List Price: $59.95
UK List Price: £49.95

From the Publisher: This a must-have reference for every film and video professional moving to computer based production and distribution. It is the only book that gives a complete scrutiny and breakdown of all file formats for the transfer of images, sound and metadata. Geared to a global audience, this text will get you the information that you need to learn this brand-new technology. Upcoming industry trends are mapped out alongside technology standards in this complete guide. Learn the purpose, functionality, and structure of each standard format with this single major reference on file interchange.

Focal Easy Guide to Premiere Pro: For New Users and Professionals
Paperback: 199 pages
(May 2004)

US List Price: $21.95
UK List Price: £12.37

From the Publisher: This highly illustrated, full color book tells you all you need to know to get up and running quickly using Adobe Premiere Pro to achieve professional results. It covers the essentials, so you can apply the knowledge to your project immediately. All the important areas are covered: set up, the interface, editing, effects, integration with other Adobe products, and finishing. An invaluable first read for users of all levels who want to achieve professional results.

Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro 4: For New Users and Professionals
Paperback: 221 pages
(December 2003)

US List Price: $24.95
UK List Price: £15.99

From the Publisher: In this highly visual, color book Rick Young covers all the essential areas: the interface, set-up and capture, editing, rendering, effects, audio and output, as well as a unique, invaluable introduction to the power LiveType and Soundtrack add to Final Cut in this upgrade. With this book you can start cutting immediately, whatever you edit, whatever the format. This is an ideal introduction whether you are a professional moving over to Final Cut Pro from another package or system, a new user, or a real-world film maker who wants to get the best results from Final Cut Pro, fast!

Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 4 for Avid Editors
Paperback & DVD: 400 pages
(April 2004)

US List Price: $44.99
UK List Price: £33.99

From the Publisher: The only Final Cut Pro 4 training designed for Avid editors and certified by Apple! Now that Final Cut Pro has been used to edit a full-length Hollywood feature film, the writing is on the wall - to remain marketable Avid editors need to know Final Cut Pro - this volume gets them there fast! Best-selling author Diana Weynand teaches Final Cut Pro in language Avid editors are sure to understand-using Avid images and terminology to explain Final Cut Pro features. Includes complete coverage of all Final Cut Pro 4's new features- animated titling, professional audio scoring, advanced trimming and timeline tools, and more.

The Avid Handbook : Intermediate Techniques, Strategies, and Survival Information for Avid Editing Systems, 4th Edition
Paperback: 368 pages
4th edition (December 2003)

US List Price: $39.99
UK List Price: £21.83

From the Publisher: The Avid Handbook caters to video editors bordering on intermediate who are ready to unleash the full power of the Avid but don't know where to start. Rather than focusing on arcane keystrokes, the book teaches production procedures, the real key for getting a job done. Time saving, shortcuts, and strategies are emphasized, and the author tackles such real-world problems as set up, keeping a facility running, minimizing crashing, and troubleshooting head on. Bayes has helped thousands to avoid downtime and maximize creative time.

Focal Easy Guide to Final Cut Express
Paperback: 160 pages
1st edition (October 2003)

US List Price: $19.95
UK List Price: £14.95

From the Publisher: This text should get any editor up and running quickly using Apple's new digital video editing application - Final Cut Express. This software is a newly released "light" version of Final Cut Pro. This has made the software more approachable to beginning editors in addition to increasing the market to non-professional consumers. Rick Young shares his professional insight to ensure users get the most out of all the pro-level tools, offered at a very affordable price by Express. All the essential areas of the post-production process are covered: set-up; capture; editing; multi-channel sound mixing; compositing and output to video, web or DVD, enhanced throughout by important workflow tips.

Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users
Paperback: 352pages
Book and DVD 2nd edition (March 2003)

US List Price: $49.99
UK List Price: £34.99

From the Publisher: This text is for beginning to intermediate users of Avid Xpress, Xpress DV, or Media Composer. The chapters guide readers through an editing project, while the accompanying DVD provides narrative footage to download for immediate, hands-on practice. The new edition is updated to reflect the latest versions of Avid software, including an emphasis on the Xpress DV for Mac and Windows. There is also new material on Script Integration, and a new chapter on how Avid can help the reader create material for current and future widescreen television formats.

Video Color Correction for Non-Linear Editors: A Step-by-Step Guide
Paperback: 304 pages
Book & CD-ROM edition (December 2002)

US List Price: $44.99
UK List Price: £30.81

From the Publisher: This book shows video editors how to take full advantage of the wide range of colour correction tools available in today's nonlinear editing systems. Clear, step-by-step instructions are included for Avid XPress DV, Avid Symphony, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and more. There are now also many plug-in applications for colour correction. These plug-ins, including ColorFix, Composite Suite Color Correct, Vixen Pro, and Color Finesse, are covered in detail. There is ample information on how to work with the various video recording formats a client may present you, and the pros and cons of each. Rounding out the text are numerous hints, tips, common pitfalls, and tutorials for real-world practice. The CD contains images you can practice colour correction on.

Editing Digital Video
Paperback: 361 pages
Book & CD-ROM edition (September 10, 2002)

US List Price: $39.95
UK List Price: £29.98

From the Publisher: This is the first book designed to teach anyone, using any editing system from iMovie to iQ, how to work more efficiently and tell better stories. Simple exercises are included along with digital video footage on a CD-ROM so readers can practice these techniques using their own editing system or software. Shooting and production tips appear throughout the book. With Editing Digital Video, you'll finally unleash your creativity. Learn more in one session than you would from any user manual. A refreshingly realistic approach!

Nonlinear Editing: Storytelling, Aesthetics, & Craft
Paperback: 523 pages
1st edition (July 2002)

US List Price: $49.95
UK List Price: £29.99

From the Publisher: Chock full of provocative ideas, insights, resources, tools, and exercises, this book will serve as your virtual mentor inspiring you to making better decisions in the edit bay and in your career.

Video Editing - A Postproduction Primer

Paperback: 312 pages
4th edition (May 2002)

US List Price: $34.99
UK List Price: £25.00

From the Publisher: Video Editing is a comprehensive, practical guide to editing techniques and practices that covers both technical and creative aspects of video postproduction. Discussions of industry procedures also help make the editing process easier to follow. Focusing on cutting edge technology, the fourth edition examines the conceptual and practical aspects of the next evolution - the new DTV formats. DTV provides picture quality similar to 35 mm movies with sound quality similar to that of the CD. This thoroughly updated edition also covers the newer random access editing systems, and offers tips to help readers become comfortable with the new formats and systems.

Digital Non-Linear Desktop Editing
Paperback: 401 pages
Book & CD-ROM edition (August 15, 2001)

US List Price: $49.95

UK List Price: £36.99

From the Publisher: Editing is often referred to as the "invisible art", and many editors swear that if you notice it, the editing is bad. Mastering this art is certainly challenging, but with the hands-on guidelines provided in Digital Non-linear Desktop Editing, you'll be well-prepared to conquer your next project. Using a series of editing tutorials that include raw, unedited footage, you'll work through every step of the editing process from digitizing and structuring, to refining your cuts, adding sound and titles, and compositing.

Nonlinear - A Field Guide to Digital Video and Film Editing
Paperback: 432 pages
4th Rev edition (August 1, 2000)

US List Price: $39.95
UK List Price: £29.66

From the Publisher: Topics include: online and offline editing, the post production process, digital video compression and MPEG, telecone and 3:2 pulldown, DVD authoring, HDTV, digital storage and RAIDs, color space, evolution of nonlinear editing, FireWire, SMPTE timecode, component and composite video, DV, file edge numbers, cables and connectors, bandwidth essentials, and overviews of web video, broadcasting and filmmaking.

Nonlinear Editing (Media Manuals)
Paperback: 224 pages
(October 1999)

US List Price: $29.99
UK List Price: £15.99

From the Publisher: Presents a hands on reference for professional trainees and students in the post-production industry. Serves as a useful reference tool for procedures and directors. Provides a practical introduction to the efficient management and operation in nonlinear editing systems.

Nonlinear Editing Basics: A Primer on Electronic Film and Video Editing
Paperback: 224 pages
(May 31, 1998)

US List Price: $34.99
UK List Price: £22.50

From the Publisher: Regardless of whether one is looking for film or video information, this text explains the basics of both, as well as how they are interrelated. If there is a film project to be finished on video or a video project to finish in the nonlinear editor, the answer to how it is done can be found in this book. Starting with film and video basics, this book explains the integration of the nonlinear editor, as well as why some projects continue to cut workprint alongside the nonlinear editor.

Digital Nonlinear Editing: Editing Film and Video on the Desktop
Hardcover: 384 pages
2nd edition (June 29, 1998)

US List Price: $59.99
Our Price: £47.50

From the Publisher: The completely revised second edition chronicles a decade of digital nonlinear editing from home consumer editing applications to professional film and video editing systems. It provides in-depth explanations of digital video compression, storage, and networking; advances in digital video, computer processing power, the blurring of offline and online, digital storage advances, and desktop painting and compositing applications. By far the most comprehensive book on the subject, Digital Nonlinear.


Books: digital film making

The EDCF Guide to Digital Cinema Production
Paperback: 192 pages
1st edition (September 2004)

US List Price: $34.95

UK List Price: £22.27

From the Publisher: The EDCF Guide to Digital Cinema Production helps you thread your way through a welter of film- and digital-based workflow steps. While all the change is exciting and full of opportunity, it also brings with it a host of questions about workflow, post-production, budgets and storage. Starting with toolkit basics about cameras and recording techniques all the way to archiving content, the today's leaders in European cinema introduce you to everything you need to know in today's change to digital.

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook
Paperback: 575 pages
2nd Book & CD-ROM edition (June 2002)

US List Price: $49.95
UK List Price: £36.99

From the Publisher: Digital movie making has gone Hollywood! Though digital video has been long-embraced by independent movie makers, with recent releases like Star Wars: Episode II being shot with digital equipment, it's clear that digital is here to stay. Fortunately, even if you don't have access to the higher-end tools used by the major studios, you can still create professional-quality productions with a reasonably priced DV.

Practical DV Filmmaking: A Step-By-Step Guide for Beginners
Paperback: 256 pages
Book & CD-ROM edition (June 2002)

US List Price: $29.99
UK List Price: £19.99

From the Publisher The book has an accessible layout, with examples taken from student films as well as real-world blockbusters. Projects are included to enable you to master each step of the process taking you through different aspects of filmmaking today. Gradually you will find out where your strengths lie and how to make the most of them. The book includes a discussion of theoretical approaches to film, in particular an outline guide to current film theories, encouraging the budding filmmaker to get to grips with the contemporary scene.

FireWire Filmmaking (With CD-ROM)
Paperback: 176 pages
1st edition (January 15, 2002)

US List Price: $39.99
UK List Price: £29.99

FireWire Filmmaking begins with an introduction to the basics, like how to select and set up a FireWire-equipped camera and a blazing-fast FireWire network. You'll learn not just how to use your camera, but how to create a compelling film, thanks to chapters devoted to story structure, organizing clips, and adding sound, music, and titles. FireWire Filmmaking also includes sections on those all-important finishing touches, such as how to import footage and manipulate it using programs such as Adobe Premiere, iMovie, EditDV, and Final Cut Pro, and how to output your final film to tape, CD-ROM, DVD, DAT, or the Web.

Shooting Digital Video
Paperback: 304 pages
(June 2001)

US List Price: $34.95
UK List Price: £24.99

From the Publisher: Digital video is a revolutionary force in filmmaking today, and Shooting Digital Video provides a much-needed guide to selecting the right equipment for the job and using it to produce professional-level work. An excellent resource for those interested in shooting documentaries, news, shorts, home videos, corporate videos, or even low-budget features, Shooting Digital Video offers complete technological coverage - from editing to compression for the web. From acquiring and maintaining the necessary equipment to shooting and lighting your DV, this book will show both the professional and the amateur how to do it with style.

Digital Cinematography
Paperback
(May 2001)

US List Price: $34.95
UK List Price: £19.99

From the Publisher: This book covers the `on-the-set' knowledge you will need to know - its emphasis lies in practical application, rather than descriptions of technologies, so that in this book you will find usable `tools' and information to help you get the job done. From `getting the look' to lighting styles and ratios, what is needed for different types of shoots and the technical preparation required, this is a complete reference to the knowledge and skills required to shoot high end digital films.

The IFILM Digital Video Filmmaker's Handbook 2001
Paperback: 325 pages
Book & DVD edition (January 15, 2001)

US List Price: $24.95
UK List Price: £21.50

From the Publisher: This book covers the creative and technical aspects of digital filmmaking and is designed to provide detailed, practical information on digital video (DV) shooting geared toward first-time film makers and film professionals. It delves into the craft and mechanics of creating personal films and introducers the reader to the essential terminology, concepts, equipment and services required to produce their own quality DV feature film.


Books: camerawork

Single-Camera Video Production (Media Manuals)
Paperback: 208 pages
3rd edition (March 2002)

US List Price: $26.99
UK List Price: £17.99

From the Publisher: Single-Camera Video Production, Third Edition clearly explains the technology and the equipment of video production and details, step-by-step, the professional-level techniques that can be applied to any type of production or budget. In addition, this manual will train readers to integrate technique, equipment, and creative concerns within the production process—from pre-production planning through final editing. This new edition covers the ever-changing transition from analog to digital video production, and includes new information on digital video and HDTV. With coverage of wide screen equipment and techniques, nonlinear editing techniques, and non-tape formats, this manual is the essential guide to video production.

Studio and Outside Broadcast Camerawork: A Guide to Multi-Camerawork Production (Media Manuals)
Paperback: 272 pages
2nd edition (September 2001)

US List Price: $24.99
UK List Price: £15.99

From the Publisher: This text is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide designed to prepare newcomers to multi-camerawork and the range of techniques encountered as a multi-camera cameraman working for the first time in a studio or on location. Studio and Outside Broadcast Camerawork is a revised edition of Multi-Camera Camerawork, including new material on widescreen shooting and an update on BBC (and worldwide) policy of 'shoot and protect' for dual aspect ratio format production.

Digital Video Camerawork (Media Manuals)
Paperback: 224 pages
(August 2000)

US List Price: $29.99
UK List Price: £15.99

From the Publisher: This manual introduces digital camerawork techniques used in television and video production. Written as a practical guide, the author's step-by-step instructions take you through everything you need to know, from camera controls, to editing, lighting and sound.

Uva's Guide to Cranes, Dollies, and Remote Heads
Paperback: 368 pages
(December 2001)

US List Price: $34.99
UK List Price: £24.99

From the Publisher: This comprehensive guide to all the latest equipment - what it is, how to use it and where to find it. This new book is designed to provide the more experienced professional with a streamlined reference to the equipment without the how-to information beginners require. It lists standards and features of all the different types of equipment covered, and with the recent explosion of new equipment introduced into the film industry this reference is invaluable!

Video and Camcorder Servicing and Technology
Paperback: 320 pages
5th edition (July 2001)

US List Price: $59.95
UK List Price: £19.99

This book provides fully up-to-date coverage of the whole range of current home video equipment, analogue and digital. As well as essential information for repair and troubleshooting, the author provides clear explanations of the technology of video equipment, which will enable the service engineer to gain a thorough knowledge of the equipment with which they are working. As well as traditional VCRs the scope of Video and Camcorder Servicing and Technology includes the full range of video cameras designed for home use and editing systems, and the latest DVD and hard-disk equipment.

American Cinematographer Video Manual
Paperback: 458 pages
3rd edition (May 21, 2001)

US List Price: $49.95

From the Publisher: The ASC Video Manual, Third Edition, incorporates and updates the best segments from previous ASC Video Manuals and adds newer information about emerging digital technologies. Learn how to create video productions, work with digital audio sampling, why time code is important in digital productions, selecting the right digital camera and much more. Everything for the novice right up to the pro level. Topics: The Video Camera, Digital Video Formats, Camera Filters, Digital Test & Measurement, Lighting, Batteries, Digital Audio for Video - and much more. Includes photographs, charts, diagrams, schematics and a comprehensive glossary.

Steadicam - Techniques and Aesthetics
Paperback: 200 pages
(February 2001)

US List Price: $39.99
UK List Price: £19.99

From the Publisher: Steadicam - Techniques and Aesthetics covers the origins of camera moevement and how Steadicam has made so many innovations in the way feature films, sports events, and news are now shot. It offers an examination of the structure of the Steadicam, underlining the potential of the tool and its use in different kinds of film.


Books: digital audio

Audio Post Production for Television and Film - An introduction to technology and techniques
Paperback: 288 pages
(October 2004)

US List Price: $34.95
UK List Price: £19.99

From the Publisher: Previously titled Audio Post-production in Video and Film, this third edition has been completely revised and restructured to provide a step-by-step guide to the professional techniques used to shape a soundtrack through the production process. Covering sound for both film and television, this edition includes many of the practical techniques and shortcuts used by experienced editors and mixers.

Digital Audio Workstation: Mixing, Recording and Mastering Your MAC or PC
Paperback: 398 pages
(July 2004)

US List Price: $39.95
UK List Price: £24.75

From the Publisher: The Digital Audio Workstation Studio, by renowned digital music expert Colby Lieder, will be the first book to teach the complete DAW process, from outfitting your computer with the necessary hardware and software, recording with the proper microphones, using DAW power to create perfectly modulated mixes, to finally mastering down into a completely professional finished product. With this book, a computer, and a little imagination, any musician can create utterly professional music CDs, DVDs, or streamed audio.

Pro Tools: Recording Guide
Paperback: 325 pages
(June 2004)

US List Price: $39.95
UK List Price: £26.95

From the Publisher: Pro Tools Recording Guide teaches musicians and other audio professionals how to record, engineer, and produce music using Pro Tools 6.1, the latest version of the software. Throughout the book, hands-on labs and tutorials focus on the essential features of the program and guide readers through every step of an audio production. Each step of the project includes practical advice on how to handle different situations that might arise, and easy-to-consume sidebars cover the more technical details. The book begins with setting up the studio, and then guides users through the complete process of recording tracks, mixing to a stereo track, and mastering the final tracks. Along the way, it teaches everything from properly recording tracks to using compression, EQ, and other audio processors with Pro Tools.

The Complete Guide to Digital Audio: A Comprehensive Introduction to Digital Sound and Music-Making
Paperback: 192 pages
1st edition (October 2003)

US List Price: $39.99
UK List Price: £19.95

From the Publisher: The Complete Guide to Digital Audio covers all aspects of digital audio: hardware and software, sampling and recording, mixing and mastering, MIDI and sequencing, and much more. This is a book about sound and music-making for creative beginners: an introduction to first principles and best practice for today -and the forseeable tomorrow. Jargon busters on all the digital audio terms you need to know Production tips and secrets from some of the world’s top sound engineers Includes a tour of the major software packages and tools.

Choosing and Using Audio and Music Software : A guide to the major software applications for Mac and PC
Paperback: 592 pages
1st edition (Februay 2004)

US List Price: $39.95
UK List Price: £27.50

From the Publisher: This comprehensive reference features all the major audio software: SONAR XL; Cubase SX; Logic Audio Platinum; Digital Performer; Nuendo; Pro Tools; Peak; Spark XL; SonicWorx; Audition (Cool Edit Pro); WaveLab; Sound Forge. If you need advice on which systems to purchase, which are most suitable for particular projects, and on moving between platforms mid-project, this book should be your one-stop reference. Mike Collins is a trainer and consultant who has been tackling these issues for years and his expert advice will save you time and money.

Desktop Audio Technology: Digital audio and MIDI principles
Paperback: 288 pages
1st edition (October 2003)

US List Price: $39.99
UK List Price: £24.95

From the Publisher: In this thorough introduction to the technology behind audio workstations, Dr Francis Rumsey explains not only how digital audio works but also how to make best use of its capabilities. A combined revision of his two successful titles, MIDI Systems and Control and The Audio Workstation Handbook, this new book covers recent developments such as surround sound formats, direct stream digital, new audio project formats, new interfaces and alternatives to MIDI.

Professional Guide to Audio Plug-ins and Virtual Instruments
Paperback: 288 pages
1st edition (June 2003)

US List Price: $49.95
UK List Price: £24.99

From the Publisher: Designed for audio professionals, this text is a complete reference to the complex world of plug-ins and virtual instruments, showing what is available and how the different equipment integrates into the various host platforms. It explains the difference between TDM, RTS, MAS and VST plug-ins, how they can be used with different MIDI and audio programmes and shows the range of options available. The book also explains virtual instruments and how these can be used as either plug-ins or stand-alone products.

Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound
Paperback: 424 pages
Book and CD 2nd edition (February 2003)

US List Price: $39.99
UK List Price: £25.00

From the Publisher: Embracing the subject of sound for films, this text is based on the experience of the author and other top sound craftspeople and firmly grounded in practical techniques. It provides numerous real-life examples and relevant technical data, as well as an appreciation of all the processes involved in creating motion picture sound. This edition is completely revised, with added chapters on 5.1, the Nagra IV-S, and the Nagra V. The ProTools content is expanded, and there are extra sections on how to record Foley in Pro Tools and the concept of ADR/looping. The accompanying audio CD presents demonstration material as well as a large library of sound effects, while numerous charts, illustrations, and photographs help to demonstrate techniques and common industry practices.

Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science
Paperback: 319 pages
1st edition (November 2002)

US List Price: $39.99
UK List Price: £29.99

From the Publisher: Mastering Audio provides leading-edge audio concepts in an easy-to-grasp, holistic manner, including an ear-opening investigation of the mysteries of jitter, dither and wordlengths, high sample rates, distortion, headroom, monitor calibration, metering, depth perception, compression and expansion, equipment interconnection and much more. It is designed for anyone who wants to increase their mastery of digital and analogue audio: musicians, producers, A&R, mastering, recording and mixing engineers, and students.

PC Audio Editing - For Broadcast, Desktop and CD Audio Production
Paperback: 264 pages
Book & CD 2nd edition (31 November 2002)

US List Price: $34.99
UK List Price: £22.99

From the Publisher: PC Audio Editing is a guide for anyone wishing to make audio production for issue as recordings, or for broadcast, using a Windows PC and material acquired both in the studio and via portable equipment. The author explains all the basic principles of this new technology and the skills you need to use it successfully, without assuming prior knowledge of the system, in a practical and straightforward manner. The accompanying free CD-ROM is supplied by Syntrillium Software Corporation. It contains a demo and tutorials of Cool Edit Pro, a PC audio editing program.

Master Handbook of Audio Production
Paperback: 420 pages
1st edition (September 2002)

US List Price: $39.95
UK List Price: £29.99

From the Publisher: This Master Handbook covers the full range of modern audio techniques, from digital sound recording in the studio to sound for digital video and film. It deals with basic physics, essential equipment, recording methods, and digital signal processing techniques - everything you need to produce audio in the studio or for video and film work.

Sound and Recording, An Introduction
Paperback: 504 pages
4th edition (July 2002)

US List Price: $42.99
UK List Price: £19.99

From the Publisher: This introduction to the principles of sound, perception, audio technology and systems is aimed at students of music technology and recording but can also be used by professionals as a back-to-basics reference. This fourth edition includes information on digital recording technology, including surround sound, DVD, SACD, MP3 and MiniDisc. Other subjects covered include basic acoustics, auditory perception, mixing console layout and functions, analogue and digital recording, noise reduction. MIDI, timecode, synchronization, microphone principles and loudspeaker systems. A "fact file" section illustrates key principles.



 
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