Introduction. 1: Introducing the Synthesizers. 2: Getting a Grip on Synthesizer Programming. 3: Intermediate and Advanced Synthesis Techniques. 4: Triangle II. 5: PSYN II Virtual Analog Synthesizer. 6: Pentagon I Performance Oriented Synthesizer. 7: Session Drummer 2. 8: Expression Engine Synthesizers: Common Functionality. 9: Z3TA+ Waveshaping Synthesizer. 10: Dimension and Dimension Pro Sampling Synthesizer. 11: Rapture Wavetable Synthesizer. 12: The sfz Format. 13: Beatscape. 14: Possible New Synthesizer. Appendix A: The sfz Format Opcode Listing. Appendix B: The Downloads.
About the Author
Simon Cann is a writer based in London. He is the author of a number of music-related and business-related books. His music related books include How to Make a Noise, Becoming a Synthesizer Wizard: From Presets to Power User, Building a Successful 21st Century Music Career, Sample This! (with Klaus P. Rausch), Project5 Power!, and Rocking Your Music Business. His business-related books include the Made It In... series of books (madeitin.com), which feature the experiences of international entrepreneurs who have built successful companies in the hottest business locations around the world. You can read more about Simon at his website, simoncann.com, and check out his other music-related books at his Noise Sculpture website, noisesculpture.com.