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Sound Design for the Stage

By Gareth Fry

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ISBN: 9781785005534
PUBLISHED: 05/04/2019
PAGES: 224
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 114 colour photographs and 33 line artworks

Sound Design for the Stage is a practical guide to designing, creating and developing the sound system for a live performance. Based on the author's extensive industry experience, it takes the reader through the process of creating a show, from first contact to press night, with numerous examples from high-profile productions. Written in a detailed but accessible approach, this comprehensive book offers key insights into a fast-moving industry covering:


  • How to analyze a script to develop ideas and concepts
  • How to discuss your work with a director
  • Telling the emotional story
  • Working with recorded and live music
  • How to record, create, process and abstract sound
  • Designing for devised work
  • Key aspects of acoustics and vocal intelligibility
  • The politics of radio mics and vocal foldback
  • How to design a sound system
  • What to do when things go wrong

RRP: £22.50

Site Price: £18.00

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