Synthesizer Programming Book - 1987 Keyboard Magazine - Out of Print - Digital Synthesizer, Analog Synthesizer, Vintage Synth


Whether you are just getting into using synthesizers for your music, or having been making music on vintage synths for decades, this is a great book for anyone.

Synthesizer Programming - The Fine Art of Creating Your Own Sound—A Comprehensive and Practical Introduction was published in 1987 by Keyboard Magazine and Hal Leonard Publishing. This book has been out of print for some time and seems harder and harder to find these days.

The book provides an excellent introduction to basic synthesis coving everything from Attenuators to Waveforms and everything in between. It discusses programming, creating patches, and troubleshooting. It also discusses programming specific classic vintage synthesizers such as the Yamaha DX7, the Oberheim Xpander, the Casio CZ-101, and the Roland JX8P + JX10.

I had purchased this book in the early 1990's specifically to learn how to create better patches on my Casio CZ-101 synth. (I still have that synth if you want to buy it!) I haven't really been making music much lately so I am selling much of my collection. I'd love to see this book go to a good home!

The book is in very good condition with minimal wear.


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