MUSC 7660X History of Electronic and Computer Music

45 hours; 3 credits

History of electronic music from its precursors in the late 1800s to the present. Study of the development of instrument technology, compositional ideas, and musical styles. Introduction to electronic and computer music from diverse periods. Additional emphasis on music technologies in pop music and cross-influences among styles.

Prerequisite: Permission of director.


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