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Video Field Production and Editing, 7th Edition by Ronald Compesi

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CHAPTER 8

Sound

 

 

 

PART ONE Technical Factors

There is a tendency to concentrate almost exclusively on the picture portion of the message when talking about video production. Indeed, the word video is derived from the Latin word videre (to see). Yet video is an audiovisual medium—one in which both picture and sound are important.

The importance of sound in video production has been given significant impetus by improvements in sound distribution and reproduction technology. Stereophonic sound was introduced to television broadcasting in the United States in 1984, and the development of HDTV carries with it the promise not only of improved picture resolution but also of the delivery of five channels of CD (compact disc)-quality sound. Today, ...

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