Sonic Art : An Introduction to Electroacoustic Composition
Written by an active composer, performer, and educator, this book provides an introduction to the compositional techniques behind electroacoustic music. It brings together theory, aesthetics, context, and practical applications to allow students to start thinking about sound creatively and gives them the tools to compose meaningful sonic art works. Over 40 composers and works are cited and contextualized to provide the history, philosophy, and techniques behind notable pieces. A companion website includes a software toolkit, links to further resources and audio/video material.