Sound Synthesis Theory/Policy

  • Although the tone is generally aimed at musicians and people with little prior knowledge of music systems, there may be some mathematical concepts and programming techniques that are not familiar.
  • The book focuses on synthesis from a digital perspective rather than an analogue one, since it aims to demonstrate the theory of digital synthesis rather than applications to a specific medium or piece of software.
  • Use diagrams and pictures where possible to illustrate ideas; it informs and makes the Wikibook more readable, approachable and better overall.
  • Key terms and words are included in a Glossary for further clarification.

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