How To Make A Noise: a Comprehensive Guide to Synthesizer Programming is perhaps the most widely ready book about synthesizer sound programming. It is a comprehensive, practical guide to sound design and synthesizer programming techniques using:
- subtractive (analog) synthesis
- frequency modulation synthesis (including phase modulation and ring modulation)
- additive synthesis
- sample-based synthesis
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The book and the accompanying patches are available as a free download.