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Basicsynth: Creating a Music Synthesizer in Software By Daniel R. Mitchell
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Books on music synthesizers explain the theory of music synthesis, or show you how to use an existing synthesizer, but don't cover the practical details of constructing a custom software synthesizer.... More > Likewise, books on digital signal processing describe sound generation in terms of complex equations and leave it up to the reader to solve the practical problems of programming the equations. BasicSynth takes you beyond the theory and shows you how to create a custom synthesizer in software using the C++ programming language. The first part of the book explains the basic computer algorithms used to generate and process sound. Subsequent chapters explain instrument design using actual synthesis instruments. The example instruments are then combined with a text-based scoring system and sequencer to produce a complete working synthesizer.< Less
BasicSynth By Daniel Mitchell
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Books on music synthesizers explain the theory of music synthesis, or show you how to use an existing synthesizer, but don’t cover the practical details of constructing a custom software... More > synthesizer. Likewise, books on digital signal processing describe sound generation in terms of complex equations and leave it up to the reader to solve the practical problems of programming the equations. BasicSynth takes you beyond the theory and shows you how to create a custom synthesizer in software using the C++ programming language. The first part of the book explains the basic computer algorithms used to generate and process sound. Subsequent chapters explain instrument design using actual synthesis instruments. The example instruments are then combined with a text-based scoring system and sequencer to produce a complete working synthesizer. Complete source code to the C++ classes and example programs is available for download from the Internet.< Less
BasicSynth By Daniel Mitchell
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Books on music synthesizers explain the theory of music synthesis, or show you how to use an existing synthesizer, but don’t cover the practical details of constructing a custom software... More > synthesizer. Likewise, books on digital signal processing describe sound generation in terms of complex equations and leave it up to the reader to solve the practical problems of programming the equations. BasicSynth takes you beyond the theory and shows you how to create a custom synthesizer in software using the C++ programming language. The first part of the book explains the basic computer algorithms used to generate and process sound. Subsequent chapters explain instrument design using actual synthesis instruments. The example instruments are then combined with a text-based scoring system and sequencer to produce a complete working synthesizer. Complete source code to the C++ classes and example programs is available for download from the Internet.< Less
Hiding Amy By William Mitchell
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When Clement Anthony, a young ministerial student, finds an abandoned child in an alley, he takes on a task in practical Christianity that tests his character and faith. Thrust from the safety and... More > comfort of an abstract and academic devotion, Clem follows the costly journey of human life to murder and ultimate sacrifice. He confronts institutional failure in every segment of society posing as a channel for justice and care. In his compassion and love for the child, he travels to the depths of human experience and loses everything which identifies him.< Less
The Magic of Harry Potter By Daniel Mitchell
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The Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling have been phenomenal bestsellers winning fans world wide. These essays look at the magic, literary devices and moral themes in the Harry Potter series. In... More > addition, the controversy between Christians over the moral themes is discussed.< Less
In Earthen Vessels By Chandler Davenport
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He was only fourteen in 1950, but he had to take on manhood early. The depression that the rest of America had clambered out of a decade earlier still hung on in rural Oklahoma. A lot of people had... More > solved that problem, in a way, by taking to the road west, lured by the golden promise of a better land; but those who were too poor or too proud or too stubborn to leave held on. Those who were poor, proud, and stubborn, like his family, managed to build a life out of corn bread, poke greens, labor and hope. It made them a special breed. But Jody didn’t know that. Jody had to grow up in a hurry. His maturation fell into the hands of some damaged human vessels, who had to show him the difference between what's legal and what's right, between adulthood and manhood, between appetite and love, between respectability and integrity.< Less
The Magic of Harry Potter By Daniel Mitchell
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The Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling have been phenomenal bestsellers winning fans world wide. These essays look at the magic, literary devices and moral themes in the Harry Potter series. In... More > addition, the controversy between Christians over the moral themes is discussed.< Less
Pondering Things: About the Bible, Christianity, and Other Stuff. By Daniel Mitchell
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This is a book of essays pondering the meanings of the Bible, Christianity, and various related subjects. These essays were written during the period from November 2003 through June 2009 and posted... More > to forums and blogs on the Internet. The essays were written because of a felt need to answer questions about the Christian message for myself and others. Sometimes irreverent, the essays cover a variety of topics but always with the intent to inform and entertain the reader without getting too involved with specific denominational viewpoints.< Less
Pondering Things: About the Bible, Christianity, and Other Stuff. By Daniel Mitchell
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This is a book of essays pondering the meanings of the Bible, Christianity, and various related subjects. These essays were written during the period from November 2003 through June 2009 and posted... More > to forums and blogs on the Internet. The essays were written because of a felt need to answer questions about the Christian message for myself and others. Sometimes irreverent, the essays cover a variety of topics but always with the intent to inform and entertain the reader without getting too involved with specific denominational viewpoints.< Less
My Life Before the Fire By William Mitchell
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In My Life Before the Fire, William R. Mitchell has caught that sense of “peace and sufficiency” expressed “in words of the child I was,” in the “tone, perspective, and... More > psychological validity of the child.” He argues that “the means to live worthily and joyfully” are also available to our own age, “once the possibility of doing so is awakened. It is this awakening I hope my little book will make possible.”< Less