T e x t s
Please download and enjoy these books. They are provided free of charge to you. Please do not redistribute them or sell them. You may quote from them, but please credit me, the author (Sam Ecoff). Students enrolling in music technology courses may download and print their texts or may purchase printed copies for a nominal fee. Accompanying quizzes and other educational support materials are also available in pdf format upon request, but are not posted for obvious reasons.
Basic Music Technology I
Download a zipped archive of this text in PDF format here: Basic Music Technology I (~1.7 MB)
Basic Music Technology II
Download a zipped archive of this text in PDF format here: Basic Music Technology II (~1.9 MB)
Fundamentals of Music Technology: Subtractive Synthesis
The audio files from the CD that accompany the book are available as a zipped archive of MP3s.
Effective Piano Practice
The following are examples of recent compositions by Sam Ecoff. You must have Quicktime installed to hear these works.
Death for Breakfast
Fight to the Finish
Tangle with Death
Thought you Knew