References for Chapter 8
Ken C Pohlmann, Principles of Digital Audio (McGraw-Hill: 5th ed., 2005)
An excellent technical introduction to digital audio.
Joseph Rothstein, MIDI: A Comprehensive Introduction (Oxford University Press: 1992)
The description of MIDI software is out of date in the details, but overall, this is a straightforward, accurate and accessible description of the MIDI protocol and how it is used.
MPEG.ORG - MPEG Home
Mpeg.org describes itself as “the most complete and comprehensive index of MPEG resources on the Internet”, but doesn’t really go beyond MPEG-2. It does include links to material about MP3 and AAC, though.