ARSIS Baedeker & Lang, West Germany, 1981. Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. Unnamed (illustrator). 1st English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. BOOK DESCRIPTION : 1981, 1st English Edition; card covers; 95 pages with b/w illustrations and glossary of terms; in Very Good Condition. The right microphone for the right instrument makes a tremendous difference to the resulting sound. This comprehensive guide will help musicians to make the right choice, and gives advice about how to position and use microphones effectively. There are special chapters on interpreting and understanding the science and terminology of sound recording, on room acoustics and consequent adjustments, and on the acoustic characteristics of musical instruments. Individual attention is given to a full range of specific instruments including electrical and percussion, and there is a focus on the human voice (in speech, singing, and choirs) as well. Special consideration is given to the varying effective recording requirements of different musical genres (eg. classical, jazz, rock, pop). Technical terms are explained in the glossary, and the book has illustrations and diagrams to assist with understanding.
BOOK CONDITION : VG : only very minor shelfwear, otherwise covers very well preserved; inside pages in excellent condition with preserved whites and tones; binding strong, secure and tight like new. Bookseller Inventory 001499
There is a stamp on the inner page which could be the original address of purchase.