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  • Paperback Edition
    • 978-1-5255-6509-0
    • 8.5 x 11.0 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 384 pages
  • Keywords
    • Sound engineering,
    • Decibel,
    • Microphones,
    • Amplifiers,
    • Loudspeakers,
    • Digital and analog,
    • Equalizers

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Introduction to Live Sound Reinforcement
The Science, the Art, and the Practice
by Teddy Boyce

For live sound engineers, this book is an invaluable resource in the path to career development. This edition builds upon the clear writing and comprehensive illustrations of the previous edition to explain the fundamental concepts of acoustics and the operating principles of all the key components of a live sound reinforcement system. Using easy to understand language, the design and implementation of the live sound system is covered in detail. Extended coverage is given to the use of digital networks and digital audio distribution in the live sound arena, and thorough guidance is given in the practical aspects of executing and managing a live sound session from the engineer’s perspective. Creating a solid foundation upon which to build a career is a crucial step in ensuring future success. The practical information surrounding the concepts, implementation, and practices central to live sound reinforcement presented in this book will help you build that foundation.

Teddy Boyce has been actively engaged in the engineering and management of live sound for nearly two decades, working with several choirs and ensembles in Canada’s Capital Region. An important aspect of Boyce’s involvement in the area of live sound is the training of up-and-coming live sound engineers. Boyce has developed several courses on the various aspects of delivering live sound, and has given many seminars on the topic over the years. Boyce obtained his Master of Science degree from the University of Ottawa, is a former lecturer at Carleton University, and is a member of the AES. Currently, Boyce is actively engaged in research and development of digital wireless technology in the data communications industry.


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