1  The Elements of Sound and Audio Recording

Audio recording is the recording of sound. It is the act of capturing the physical dimensions of sound and then reproducing those dimensions. The dimensions are reproduced either immediately or from a storage medium (magnetic, vinyl, electronic, digital), and thereby returning those dimensions to their physical, acoustic state.

Audio recording is a process that transforms sound from its physical acoustic state, through the recording/reproduction chain, and back to physical sound.

The “art” of recording emerges with the artistically sensitive application of the recording process. The recording process is being used to shape or create sound as an artistic statement (piece of music), or supporting artistic ...

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