I just got the book from the library and I must say, I was VERY dissappointed. I agree it would be good for someone just getting into audio and synthesisers, but I was looking for a lot more information on algorithms and techniques. The history lesson I did not need. Don't bother to buy this one. Get it from the library and see if you can find anything of use. I didn't.
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