MUSC 3261 Electroacoustic Music I

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MUS 26.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits

This class is an exploration of creativity with digital sound. It is meant to be an introduction to music composition with computer software and hardware. The course treats topics of electroacoustic sound and methods of composition that are distinct to this medium, with a focus on concepts derived from musique concrète, acousmatic music, and related styles, coupled with explanation and application of digital signal processing techniques. Students complete a series of projects exploring these concepts, culminating in a major final project.

Prerequisite: Music 3260 or permission of the director.


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