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Sound and Recording, 7th Edition by Tim McCormick, Francis Rumsey

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Preface to the Second Edition

 

One of the greatest dangers in writing a book at an introductory level is to sacrifice technical accuracy for the sake of simplicity. In writing Sound and Recording: An Introduction we have gone to great lengths not to fall into this trap, and have produced a comprehensive introduction to the field of audio, intended principally for the newcomer to the subject, which is both easy to understand and technically precise. We have written the book that we would have valued when we first entered the industry, and as such it represents a readable reference, packed with information. Many books stop after a vague overview, just when the reader wants some clear facts about a subject, or perhaps assume too much knowledge ...

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