Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 February 2014

432 Pages | over 371 illustrations

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195394894

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The Synthesizer

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding, Programming, Playing, and Recording the Ultimate Electronic Music Instrument

Mark Vail

  • Explains the important developments throughout the history of the synthesizer
  • Describes how engineers, musicians, and visionaries have advanced its capabilities
  • Gives important practical tips on choosing a synthesizer
  • Reveals the deep creativity and imagination of those who work with synthesizers
  • Thoroughly illustrated with over 350 images
  • Includes a companion website