It is clear that the digital age has fully embraced music production, distribution, and transcendence for a vivid audience that demands more music both in quantity and versatility. However, the evolving world of digital music production faces a calamity of tremendous proportions: the asymmetrically increasing online piracy that devastates radio stations, media channels, producers, composers, and artists, severely threatening the music industry.
Digital Tools for Computer Music Production and Distribution presents research-based perspectives and solutions for integrating computational methods for music production, distribution, and access around the world, in addition to challenges facing the music industry in an age of digital access, content sharing, and crime. Highlighting the changing scope of the music industry and the role of the digital age in such transformations, this publication is an essential resource for computer programmers, sound engineers, language and speech experts, legal experts specializing in music piracy and rights management, researchers, and graduate-level students across disciplines.
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Researchers from Greece, Portugal, and Canada present 10 chapters on digital tools for computer music production and distribution, covering audiovisual tools for rich multimedia interaction, including video games, and legal issues like confidentiality and protection of intellectual property. They also discuss emerging technologies such as hearing aids and cochlear implants and related digital tools.
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