From Pac-Man to pop music : interactive audio in games and new media

Format: Print Book 2008
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction ML3540.7.F76 2008
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  ML3540.7.F76 2008
Provides a framework for understanding the history, issues and theories surrounding interactive audio. This book covers practical and theoretical approaches, including historical perspectives, emerging theories, socio-cultural approaches to fandom, reception theory and case study analyses.
The new MTV? Electronic arts and 'playing' music / Holly Tessler
Marketing music through computer games, the case of Poets of the Fall and Max Payne 2 / Antti-Ville Kärjä
Could ringtones be more annoying? / Peter Drescher
Indeterminate adaptive digital audio for games on mobiles / Agnès Guerraz and Jacques Lemordant
Theoretical approaches to composing dynamic music for video games / Jesper Kaae
Realizing groundbreaking adaptive music / Tim van Geelen
The composition-instrument, emergence, improvisation and interaction in games and new media / Norbert Herber
Dynamic range, subtlety and silence in video game sound / Rob Bridgett
An introduction to granular synthesis in video games / Leonard J. Paul
Chip music, low-tech data music sharing / Anders Carlsson
Left in the dark, playing computer games with the sound turned off / Kristine Jørgensen
Music theory in music games / Peter Shultz.

Additional Information
Series Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Subjects Video game music -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- History and criticism.
Publisher Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT :Ashgate,2008
Contributors Collins, Karen, 1973-
Language English
Description xi, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-202) and index.
ISBN 9780754662006 (alk. paper)
0754662004 (alk. paper)
9780754662112 (pbk. : alk. paper)
075466211X (pbk. : alk. paper)
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