The State Music Academy "G.Verdi" of Como
, as part of the didactic programme in its Electronic Music and Sound Technology course
, taught by Prof. Giovanni Cospito, uses the book Learning Sound Technique
as one of its reference books.
The course's aim is to deepen practical and theoretical understanding of the digital and analogical electro-acoustic technology that is present in the various music and audio production and projecting settings.
: elements of acoustics and architectonic acoustics, sound perception, types and characteristics of sound sources, basic electricity notions. Representations of audio signals in time and frequency domains.
Electro-acoustic transducers : technologies, characteristics and functions. Microphones. Audio monitors. Mixing Consolles. Recorders. Memorization supports. Loudspeakers. Sound treatment electroacoustic technologies: treatment of dynamics, of the spectrum, of height and length (compressors-expanders, filters, delays, echoes and reverbs, height transposers. Audio production techniques. Recording studios. Audio recording. Magnetic recording and digital techniques. Post-production. Electronic instruments. Audio and MIDI networks. Audio installations. Projecting functional and operative schemes. Workshops and training with electroacoustic instruments applied to the various phases of an audio production cycle.