Digital Technical Theatre Simplified
An essential reference tool for anyone working in the theatre, this is a comprehensive overview of the digital tools currently available for the stage. Topics covered include intelligent lighting, digital audio, video projection, media servers, LED lighting, and much more. Softcover, 272 pp. $29.95.
Sound and Music for the Theatre
Deena Kaye & James LeBrecht
For every phase of theatrical production, Sound and Music for the Theatre traces the entire process of sound design from the initial concept through closing night. The book discusses the early evolution of sound design that supports the play, from researching sources for music and effects to negotiating a contract. Softcover, $41.95.
Master Handbook of Acoustics 5th Edition
F. Alton Everest & Ken C. Pohlmann
Fully expanded to cover the latest methods and software tools, Master Handbook of Acoustics, Fifth Edition presents clear explanations of acoustic phenomena and provides a hands-on approach to room design. Learn how to perform acoustic measurements, choose room dimensions, assign speaker placement, analyze response curves, and design and install sound absorbers and diffusers. Softcover, 510 pp. $49.95.
The Rest is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century
The Rest Is Noise takes the reader inside the labyrinth of modern sound. It tells of maverick personalities who have resisted the cult of the classical past, struggled against the indifference of a wide public, and defied the will of dictators. Whether they have charmed audiences with pure beauty or battered them with pure noise, composers have always been exuberently of the present, defying the stereotype of classical music as a dying art. Hardcover, 624 pp. $34.50.
Recording Tips for Engineers
This is sound recording made easy. It's written in simple point
form with no endless rambling. Pesky technical information is cleary
explained with detailed illustrations. Dial in great sounds from any
size recording studio. This book will advance your career as a Recording
Engineer. Softcover, 298 pp. $59.95.
Recording Studio Technology, Maintenance, and Repairs
Recording Studio Technology, Maintenance, and Repairs is the number one
reference book for studio technicians. Written by a recording studio service
professional, this comprehensive and practical guide shows you not only how
speakers, microphones, mixing boards, amplifiers, meters, oscilloscopes. Softcover,
242 pp. $42.95.
The Sound Studio: Audio Techniques for Radio, Television, Film and Recording
This classic work has inspired and informed a whole generation
of artists and technicians working in all branches of the audio industry.
Now in its seventh edition, The Sound Studio has been expanded
to cover the rapidly expanding range of possibilities offered by
today's digital equipment: the virtual studio, 5.1 surround, hard
drive mixers and multichannel recorders, and DVD and CD-RW. Softcover,
5.1 Surround Sound Up and Running
Written by a leading expert in multichannel sound, 5.1 Surround
Sound is a comprehensive work that shows how to produce, master,
and engineer 5.1 program material. This book highlights all uses
of multichannel sound, giving special attention to the new aspects
of multichannel sound, including digital television and music recording.
Softcover, 273 pp. $62.95.
This Business of Music
M. William Kraxilovsky and Sydney Shemel
This new edition, brought right up-to-date to include new advances in digital
technology, is the most comprehensive source of information on almost every aspect
of today's evolving music industry. Essential reading for anyone working, or
working in the music business. Hardcover, 526 pp. $49.00.
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