Designed for students with some music background who wish to learn basic principles of Musical Technology and practical use of current software and hardware. Topics include acoustics, MIDI sequencing, digital recording and editing, sampling, analog and digital synthesis, digital signal processing, and instrument design. Lectures will provide technical explanations on those topics covered in class and an historical overview of electronic music.
The Class: Type: lecture
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on weekly assignments, a midterm exam, a final paper and two composition projects
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis
Prerequisites: MUS 102 or 103, or permission of instructor; knowledge of and proficiency with musical notation is required; some background in acoustics/physics is desirable
Enrollment Preference: Music majors and those planning to major
Distributions: Division I;