Publication Reviews

Örjan Sandred: The Musical Fundamentals of Computer Assisted Composition
Reviewed by Ross Feller

Cathy van Eck: Between Air and Electricity: Microphones and Loudspeakers as Musical Instruments
Reviewed by Ross Feller

James Tenney: From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory
Reviewed by Robert Hasegawa

Andrew J. Nelson: The Sound of Innovation - Stanford and the Computer Music Revolution
Reviewed by Ross Feller

Marilyn Nonken: The Spectral Piano: From Liszt, Scriabin, and Debussy to the Digital Age
Reviewed by Jeffrey Trevino

Jacqueline Caux: Almost Nothing with Luc Ferrari (Critical Ear Volume 5)
Reviewed by Curtis Roads

Nicolas Isherwood: The Techniques of Singing
Reviewed by Curtis Roads

Eric Lyon: Designing Audio Objects for Max/MSP and Pd
Reviewed by Robert S. Thompson

Thomas Clark: Larry Austin: Life and Works of an Experimental Composer
Reviewed by Annea Lockwood

Dan Hosken: Music Technology and the Project Studio: Synthesis and Sampling
Reviewed by Douglas Geers

Two Reviews of Hannah B. Higgins and Douglas Kahn (eds.): Mainframe Experimentalism: Early Computing and the Foundations of the Digital Arts
Reviews by Hubert Howe and Jeffrey Trevino

Larry Austin and Douglas Kahn (eds.): Source: Music of the Avant-Garde, 1966-1973

Robert Ashley, Larry Austin, David Behrman, Allan Bryant, Lowell Cross, Alvin Curran, Annea Lockwood, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Alvin Lucier, Stanley Lunetta, Mark Riener, Arthur Woodbury: Source: Music of the Avant-Garde Records 1-6, 1968-1971
Reviews by Michael Boyd

Alessandro Cipriani and Maurizio Giri: Electronic Music and Sound Design: Theory and Practice with Max/MSP, Vol. 1
Reviewed by James Harley

Bob Ostertag: Creative Life–Music, Politics, People and Machines
Reviewed by Jeff Kowalkowski

Dmitri Tymoczko: A Geometry of Music: Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice
Reviewed by Michael Gogins

Dan Hosken: An Introduction to Music Technology
Reviewed by Douglas Geers

Chris Salter: Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance
Reviewed by Margaret Schedel

Roger T. Dean, editor: Oxford Handbook of Computer Music
Reviewed by Margaret Schedel

Ralph Paland  and Christoph von Blumröder, eds.:  Iannis Xenakis: Das elektroakustiche Werk
Reviewed by James Harley

Gerhard Nierhaus: Algorithmic Composition: Paradigms of Automated Music Generation
Reviewed by Paul Doornbusch

Robert Reigle and Paul Whitehead (Editors). Spectral World Musics: Proceedings of the Istanbul Spectral Music Conference
Reviewed by Ian Whalley

Évelyne Gayou, editor: Polychrome Portraits 14: Pierre Schaeffer
Reviewed by Thom Blum

Eleanor Stubley, editor: Compositional Crossroads: Music, McGill, Montreal
Reviewed by Osvaldo Budón

Nick Collins and Julio d’Escriván, editors: The Cambridge Companion to Electronic Music
Reviewed by Michael Robert Barnhart

Ken Greenebaum and Ronen Barzel (editors): Audio Anecdotes: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Digital Audio
Reviewed by Ian Whalley

Anssi Klapuri, Manuel Davy, Eds: Signal Processing Methods for Music Transcription
Reviewed by George Tsanetakis

Andrew R. Brown: Computers in Music Education: Amplifying Musicality
Reviewed by Matthew McCabe

Guerino Mazzola: Elemente der Musikinformatik: Ausgearbeitet von Roland Bärtschi unter Mitarbeit von Stefan Göller
Reviewed by Charles Turner

Institut National de l’Audiovisuel Portraits Polychromes: Max Mathews
Reviewed by James Harley

Gareth Loy: Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music, Volume One
Reviewed by Mark Ballora

Stéphane Mallat: A Wavelet Tour of Signal Processing, 2nd Edition
Reviewed by Bob L. Sturm

Mary Simoni, editor: Analytical Methods of Electroacoustic Music
Reviewed by James Harley

Golo Föllmer, Netzmusik: Elektronische, ästhetische und soziale Strukturen einer partizipativen Musik
Reviewed by M. J. Grant

Justin London: Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter
Reviewed by John Ashley Burgoyne

James Matthew Bohn: The Music of American Composer Lejaren Hiller and an Examination of His Early Works Involving Technology
Reviewed by Louis Ferdinand

William A. Sethares: Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale (Second Edition)
Reviewed by Ian Whalley

Arun Chandra, editor: When Music Resists Meaning: The Major Writings of Herbert Brün
Reviewed by Ross Feller

Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco: Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer
Reviewed by James Harley

Heinrich K. Taube: Notes from the Metalevel: Introduction to Algorithmic Music Composition
Reviewed by Dave Phillips

Lutz Trautmann and Rudolf Rabenstein: Digital Sound Synthesis by Physical Modeling Using the Functional Transformation Method
Reviewed by Bob L. Sturm

Helga de la Motte-Haber, editor: Klangkunst: Tönende Objekte und klingende Räume
Reviewed by M. J. Grant

Peter Manning: Electronic and Computer Music, Revised and Expanded Edition
Reviewed by James Harley

Alec Nisbett: The Sound Studio: Audio Techniques for Radio, Television, Film and Recording, Seventh Edition
Reviewed by S. Lyn Goeringer

Roman Petelin and Yury Petelin: Cakewalk Sonar: Plug-Ins & PC Music Recording, Arrangement, and Mixing
Reviewed by Eric S. Strother

Elena Ungeheuer, editor: Elektroakustische Musik
Reviewed by M. J. Grant

Dave Phillips: Linux Music and Sound
Reviewed by Linda Seltzer

Mark Ballora: The Essentials of Music Technology
Reviewed by John Phillips

Perry R. Cook: Real Sound Synthesis for Interactive Applications
Reviewed by Tae Hong Park

Thomas Licata, editor: Electroacoustic Music: Analytical Perspectives
Reviewed by Michael Hamman

David Temperley: The Cognition of Basic Music Structures
Reviewed by Meg Schedel

Curtis Roads: Microsound
Reviewed by Meg Schedel

Virtual Sound: Sound Synthesis and Signal Processing—Theory and Practice with Csound
Riccardo Bianchini & Alessandro Cipriani
Reviewed by Daniel Hosken

Bob Snyder: Music and Memory: An Introduction
Reviewed by Chris Kennett

Presences of/Présences de Iannis Xenakis
Makis Solomos, editor
Reviewed by Martin Laliberté

The Little Audio CD Book
Bob Starrett and Josh McDaniel
Reviewed by Eric Strothe

KlangForschung ´98, Symposium zur elektronischen Musik
Jörg Stelkens and Hans G. Tillmann, eds.
Reviewed by Anna Sofie Christiansen

David Cope: The Algorithmic Composer
Reviewed by Michael Theodore

Richard Boulanger, editor: The Csound Book: Perspectives in Software Synthesis, Sound Design, Signal Processing, and Programming
Reviewed by Robert Scott Thompson

Simon Reynolds: Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture
Reviewed by Kim Cascone

Martin Supper: Elektroakustische Musik und Computermusik: Geschichte, Ästhetik, Methoden, Systeme
Reviewed by Anna Sofie Christiansen

Eduardo Reck Miranda: Computer Sound Synthesis for the Electronic Musician
Reviewed by Paschall de Paor

Marc Leman, ed: Music, Gestalt, and Computing: Studies in Cognitive and Systematic Musicology
Reviewed by Eric Scheirer