CULTURE

Electronic book Digital Creation for sound and music

This Electronic book is an introduction to Sound and Music Creation using computers. It describes the processes involved in the various stages of the work: record, collect, process, edit, synthesize, mix, exchange.Before ones sets out to use any music software, it is useful to have a clear idea in which direction the work may go.

What possibilties are out there? I do I go about collecting sounds? Before I gather sounds, what should I know about how I will process them and turn them into music? Which tools should I to achieve my goals? What if I change my mind?
To take full advantage of the electronic book, you should acquaint yourself with the basic operations of your computer.
Although this electronic book is composed of several pages, it is designed to be easy to read. Each chapter provides a quick overview, although a reading of the entire tutorial is recommended. Your may find it convenient to use the table of contents which is accessible from every page (list of keywords).
Please note that you will need the Flash plugin to see the tutorial. If you think your machine is not equipped, you can download the plugin for free from the Macromedia Web site:
http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer
Note that all the Flash files in this tutorial are compatible with Flash version 5.

Link to YDC "Scenes and sounds of my city"
Website (URL) http://www.omf.paris4.sorbonne.fr/UNESCO-YDC/TUTORIAL/EBOOK/YDCT-TOC.html
Author(s) Marc Battier
Publication Date 17 Dec 2003

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