Music Restoration Handbook

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Music Restoration Handbook

Early Disc Records to Today’s LPs

By Marc S. Hildebrant

This handbook was written for the user of Diamond Cut Productions, Inc. software products to aid in the restoration and enhancement of a wide variety of records. The handbook covers recordings from the early acoustic disc period up through the stereo vinyl LP era.

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Music Restoration Handbook

Early Disc Records to Today’s LPs

By Marc S. Hildebrant

This handbook was written for the user of Diamond Cut Productions, Inc. software products to aid in the restoration and enhancement of a wide variety of records. The handbook covers recordings from the early acoustic disc period up through the stereo vinyl LP era.

While the user is expected to have some basic knowledge of the Diamond Cut Production’s software, the handbook includes step by step directions enhanced with screen shots of the software options to guide enthusiasts through the restoration and enhancement process of your music.

This handbook also contains a reference section that contains technical information regarding the history of the recording industry along with in-depth analysis of the analog to digital conversion process.

The author of this handbook has restored 1000s of songs and has written this book to share his knowledge learned from actual restorations.

  • 226 Pages
  • 120 Illustrations
  • 8.5  X 11
  • Comb Binding

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Definitions of Restoration and Enhancement
  3. Motivation for Restoration
  4. Tools Needed for Audio Restoration
  5. Music File Organization
  6. Music Equalization & Removal
  7. Transcribing Records
  8. General Noise Removal Methods
  9. 78 Acoustic Noise Removal Methods
  10. 78 Electric Noise Removal Methods
  11. Diamond Disc Acoustic Noise Removal Methods
  12. Diamond Disc Electric Noise Removal Methods
  13. LP/45 Noise Removal Methods
  14. General Enhancement Methods
  15. 78 Electric Enhancement Methods
  16. Diamond Disc Electric Enhancement Methods
  17. Correction or Enhancement of Acoustical Diamond Discs
  18. Enhancement of Acoustic 78 RPM Records
  19. Tune Library and Creating Your Music Playlists
  20. History of Recorded Sound
  21. Recording Details for Electric Recording of Music
  22. Audio Standards
  23. Correct Recording Level & Number of Bits to Use
  24. Needed Preamplifier Gain for Transcription
  25. Sample Rate Needed for Restoration
  26. Audio Measurements
  27. Conclusion and Reader Request

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 x 11 x .5 in

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