MUSIC BY COMPUTERS.

Von Foerster, Heinz and James W. Beauchamp (edited by).

Published by Wiley:, 1969
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139 pages. "This important new book- the only one of its kind presently available- focuses on three aspects in the use of computers in generating music. First, computer hardware and software for implementing the generation of sounds are discussed under the heading Systems And Programs. Second, the verstility of digital computers in exploring rules of succession and synchronism is demonstrated in the second, Composition. Finally, the problem of judgment entering perception- i.e. what is "beautiful" and what is "ugly" or, to put it into information theoretical terms: what distinguished signal from noise is taken up in the section, Aesthetics. A pocket of the back cover contains four high fidelity records of all the examples mentioned in the text." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD- DUST JACKETand the 4 -45 rpm records are fine. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: MUSIC BY COMPUTERS.
Publisher: Wiley:
Publication Date: 1969
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Printing.

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Beauchamp, James W., et al. ;Von Foerster, Heinz, and Beauchamp, James W. (Edited by)
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York (1969)
ISBN 10: 0471910309 ISBN 13: 9780471910305
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Book Description John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st. Cloth, gilt, xviii, 139 pp., illus.; 26 cm. + 4 sound discs (analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 7 in.). Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning, top edge lightly soiled. Dust jacket, with a slightly faded spine, protected in a mylar book cover. The vinyl records in the rear envelope appear to be pristine, with no visible scratching. Sides 1, 3, 4, 6, of phonodiscs: stereo; sides 2, 5, 7, 8: monaural. Accompanying recordings are sound sheets. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Collectible. Seller Inventory # 091740

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