Francesco Bianchi, Alessandro Cipriani, Maurizio Giri
Pure Data: Electronic Music and Sound Design
Theory and Practice – Volume 1 – English version – First Edition – Foreword by Miller Puckette
- ISBN-13: 978-8899212216
- Paperback: 548 pages + online
- Publication Date: 01/04/2021
- Language: English
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More than 500 pages, interactive examples, hundreds of patches, online support, theory and Pure Data glossary, test, reverse engineering exercises, analyses, completion and correction of patches, etc.
Chapter I – Introduction to Sound Synthesis and Signal Processing
Chapter II – Additive Synthesis
Chapter III – Subtractive Synthesis
Chapter IV – Controls and LFO
This book is an overview of the theory and practice of Pure Data, with a glossary of terms and suggested tests that allow students to evaluate their progress. Comprehensive online support, running parallel to the explanations in the book, includes hundreds of sample patches, analyses, interactive sound-building exercises, and reverse engineering exercises. This book will provide a reader with skill and understanding in using Pure Data for sound design and musical composition.
Sound Synthesis and Processing – Frequency, Amplitude and Waveform – Envelopes and Glissandi – Additive Synthesis and Vector Synthesis – Noise Generators – Filters – Subtractive Synthesis – Virtual Synthesizer Programming – Equalizers, Impulses and Resonant Bodies – Control Signals and LFOs – Pure Data Programming Techniques