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Game sound [electronic resource] : an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of video game music and sound design / Karen Collins.

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  • ISBN: 9780262270694 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0262270692 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 200 p.) : ill., music
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.

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General Note:
Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-196) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Games are not films! but-- -- Push start button: the rise of video games -- Insert quarter to continue: 16-bit and the death of the arcade -- Press reset: video game music comes of age -- Game audio today: technology, process and aesthetic -- Synergy in game audio: film, popular music and intellectual property -- Gameplay, genre, and the functions of game audio -- Compositional approaches to dynamic game music.
Subject: Video game music > History and criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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