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The Mastering Engineer's Handbook

The Mastering Engineer's Handbook

ISBN 13: 9780872887411

ISBN 10: 0872887413

Author: Bobby Owsinski; Sally Englefried

Pages: 270

Published: 11/01/2000

Print Book Price: $34.95 Add to cart

This perfect follow-up to "The Mixing Engineer's Handbook" features detailed information on the critical areas of expertise for mastering engineers. Learn the professional secrets of mastering in stereo and mastering in surround. The book features in-depth interviews with hit-making, world class mastering engineers, a description of the various mastering tools currently available in the marketplace as well as their proper uses, and the techniques and methods of the major mastering engineers. Includes a detailed discussion of the newly emerging field of surround-sound mastering. Well-known mastering engineers discuss their methods and working environments making this book valuable to everyone from the novice to professional mastering engineers!
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Table of Contents
PART ONE: Mastering in Stereo
1. What Exactly is Mastering?
2. The Mechanics of Mastering
3. Tools for Mastering
4. Mastering for CD
5. CDs - How They Work and How Theyre Made
6. Mastering for Vinyl
7. Parts Production
8. Ten Recording Tips to Remember Before Mastering
PART TWO: Mastering in Surround
9. The Future is Here
10. Surround Master Media Prep
11. Surround Equipment
12. Multichannel Audio Delivery Formats
PART THREE: The Interviews
13. The Interviews: Greg Calbi, David Cheppa, Dave Collins, Bernie Grundman, Bob Katz, Bob Ludwig, Glenn Meadows, Bob Olhsson, Doug Sax, Eddy Schreyer
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