The Beginner's Guide to Sound Synthesis

Neemias Teixeira, Piano and Keyboard Player

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10 Lessons (1h 2m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:37
    • 2. What is a Sound

      2:50
    • 3. Wave Shapes

      5:39
    • 4. The Types of Synthesis

      2:22
    • 5. Filters

      7:19
    • 6. Envelope Generators

      6:38
    • 7. Low Frequency Oscillators

      5:50
    • 8. Effects

      11:31
    • 9. Creating a Pad Sound

      17:11
    • 10. Conclusion

      0:59

About This Class

If you play keyboards and always wanted to know how the sounds are created and learn how you could make your own, this class is for you!

Here you’re going to learn the principles of sound synthesis, so that you will be able to make your own sounds or even make changes to presets on your keyboard in order to render it more unique. Here’s what we’re going to cover in this class:

  • What is a sound
  • Wave shapes
  • Types of synthesis
  • Envelopes
  • L.F.O.

And more, so at the end of the class you will be all set to start your adventure into the sound synthesis world and make your first sound creations! After that, you can move on to my other classes about more specific sound synthesis subjects, like ways to make that perfect keyboard sound for your song, messing with your keyboard recordings so it sounds even more unique and so on, knowing that you will be able to follow along easily and take your musicianship to a whole new level.