For owners of the first edition of the book: clic here for the MAX 6 addendum pdf
More than 500 pages, interactive examples, hundreds of patches, online support, theory and Max/MSP glossary, test, reverse engineering exercises, analyses, completion and correction of patches, etc.
Chapter I - Introduction to Sound Synthesis and Signal Processing
Chapter II - Additive Synthesis
Chapter III - Subtractive Synthesis
Chapter IV - Controls and LFO
Structured for use in university courses, the book is an overview of the theory and practice of Max/MSP, with a glossary of terms and suggested tests that allow students to evaluate their progress. Comprehensive online support, running parallel to the explanations in the book, includes hundreds of sample patches, analyses, interactive sound-building exercises, and reverse engineering exercises. This book will provide a reader with skill and understanding in using Max/MSP for sound design and musical composition.
INTRODUCTION by Alessandro Cipriani and Maurizio Giri
A short video of the Interactive Examples Application by Francesco Rosati