Sound Synthesis Theory



A Foundations

  1. Sound in the Time Domain

  2. Sound in the Digital Domain

  3. Time-domain Analysis

  4. Frequency-domain Analysis

B Synthesis

  5. Oscillators and Wavetables

  6. Additive Synthesis

  7. Subtractive Synthesis

  8. Modulation Synthesis

 9. FM Synthesis

  10. Physical Modelling

 11. Granular Synthesis

 12. Vocal / Formant Synthesis

 13. Sampling / PCM Synthesis

C Appendices

  i. Synthesis Software and Tools

  ii. Links and Bibliography

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