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Designing Audio Objects for Max/MSP and Pd
Author: Eric Lyon
This book guides the reader step-by-step through the process of designing externals, from concept through implementation in English.
Purchase online

Max/MSP: guía de programación para artistas
Author: Francisco Colasanto
Music and sound focused academic text on how to program with MaxMSP, written in Spanish.
Purchase online

Max/MSP: Programming Guide for Artists, Volume 2 Max 6: Interface
Author: Francisco Colasanto
Teaching techniques for different levels and a reference source on the Max programming language, written in English and Spanish.
Purchase English e-book online or Purchase Spanish e-book online

Max/MSP: Programming Guide for Artists, Max 6: Synthesis I
Author: Francisco Colasanto
Teaching techniques for different levels and a reference source on the Max programming language, written in English and Spanish.
Purchase the English or Spanish e-book online

ELECTRONIC MUSIC AND SOUND DESIGN: Theory and Practice with Max and MSP
Authors: Alessandro Cipriani and Maurizio Giri (Foreword by David Zicarelli)
Explains sound design, music and concepts through Max, and gives lots of examples throughout. Available in Italian and English. Volume 1 updated for Max 7.
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Max/MSP/Jitter for Music: A Practical Guide to Developing Interactive Music Systems for Education and More
Author: V. J. Manzo
Use Max to write custom software for musical interaction. The book will discuss the concepts needed to complete your project, complete many projects in a step-by-step style guide, and look at numerous included software examples of working systems.
Excerpt and purchase online

Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max
Author: Todd Winkler
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オデッセイ / : A Max Odyssey Max/MSP/Jitterの総合解説書
トランスMaxエクスプレス / Trans Max Express
Max/MSPの総合解説書、
The Max Book (4.5) オブジェクト・リファレンス、
The Jitter Book (1.5) クイック・チュートリアル、99ページ

Author: Masayuki Akamatsu
Numerous Max books in Japanese
IAMAS website Publications

Max for Live Ultimate Zen Guide
Author: Julien Bayle
A guide explaining the Max integration inside Ableton Live, the LOM use and much more
Available in french and english



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