Sound Synthesis Theory/Links and Bibliography

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Links and BibliographyEdit


Sound On Sound Magazine - Many articles on synthesis available online to view.

The Theory and Techniques of Electronic Music - Electronic music manual written by Miller Puckette, inventor of Puredata.

Mathematics Of The Discrete Fourier Transform - Electronic manual on the application of mathematics to many areas of digital sound synthesis / processing by Julius O. Smith, inventor of digital waveguide synthesis.

Related / Useful WikibooksEdit

Control Systems - Inter-disciplinary engineering text that analyzes the effects and interactions of mathematical systems.


Boulanger, R. 2000. The CSound Book. London: MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0262522618

Loy, G. 2006. Musimathics: Mathematical Foundations Of Music, Vol. 1. MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0262122825

Loy, G. 2007. Musimathics: Mathematical Foundations Of Music, Vol. 2. MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0262122856

Roads, C. 1996. The Computer Music Tutorial. London: MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0-262-68082-0

Roads, C. 2002. Microsound. London: MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0-262-18215-7