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The fundamentals of sonic art & sound design

The fundamentals of sonic art & sound design

Gibbs, Tony

'The Fundamentals of Sonic Arts & Sound Design' introduces, describes and begins the process of defining this new subject and to provide a starting point for anyone who has an interest in the creative uses of sound

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Lausanne: AVA Publishing, c2007
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Statement of responsibility: Tony Gibbs
ISBN: 2940373493, 9782940373499
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 162).
Note: Discography: (p. 164-165).
Note: Filmography: (p. 166).
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.
Series: AVA Academia
Subject: Experimental music; Sound; Installation art; Electroacoustic music; Sound recordings Production and direction.; Sound effects music.; Sound installations (Art)
Series Title: AVA Academia.


  1. How to get the most out of this book. Introduction. Origins and developments: Timeline
  2. A historical perspective
  3. A new form emerges
  4. Sound design appears. Artists and their work: Art or music?
  5. Vicki Bennett
  6. Max Eastley
  7. Janek Schaefer
  8. Simon Emmerson
  9. Knut Aufermann. Process and practice: Studio or laboratory?
  10. Designing and creating sounds
  11. The computer
  12. Interactivity. Realisation and presentation: Installations, environments and sculptures
  13. Performance
  14. Sound diffusion
  15. Exhibiting
  16. Media. Conclusion. Afterword. Suggested reading. Suggested listening. Suggested viewing. The internet. Glossary. Index. Credits. Acknowledgements.