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

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Preface to the Sixth Edition

 

When we first wrote this book it was our genuine intention to make it an introduction to the topic of sound and recording that would be useful to students starting out in the field. However, we readily admit that over the years the technical level of the book has gradually risen in a number of chapters, and that there are now many audio and music technology courses that do not start out by covering the engineering aspects of the subject at this level. For this reason, and recognizing that many courses use the book as a somewhat more advanced text, we have finally allowed the book’s subtitle, ‘An Introduction’, to fall by the wayside.

In this edition we have overhauled many of the chapters, continuing the expansion ...

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