A comprehensive text and reference that covers all aspects of computer music, including digital audio, synthesis techniques, signal processing, musical input devices, performance software, editing systems, algorithmic composition, MIDI, synthesizer architecture, system interconnection, and psychoacoustics.
A listing of 40,000 abbreviations in common usage, their meaning, and how to use them. The abbreviations and acronyms include Latin, French, and German translations from areas as diverse as science, technology, law, business, politics, and music. The appendices include: Roman numerals, the Greek alphabet; and symbols for algebra, geometry, chemistry, botany, astronomy, and the zodiac. Distributed by Sterling Publishing Co. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)