Courses

MUMC-14500 Introduction to Electroacoustic Music

Course content is designed to introduce students to the essential elements of classical and contemporary electroacoustic music. Theoretical and practical studies are focused on the elements of sound synthesis, audio mixing and recording. Students are exposed to major works in the classical electroacoustic field, while creating their own compositions. No prior formal training in music or electronics is required. This course may be used as a music elective for the bachelor of music degree. Students meet for one lecture and one lab per week and are assigned bi-weekly studio time for assignments and their own explorations. Prerequisites: none. 2 credits (F-S)

MUMC-24800 Digital Sound Production

This studio-oriented course explores the concepts and basic applications of MIDI systems. Students learn to use software sequencers in the process of composing and creating classical electroacoustic and popular music. This course may be used as a music elective for the bachelor of music degree. Students meet for one lecture and one lab per week and are assigned bi-weekly studio time for assignments and their own explorations. Prerequisites: MUMC-145. 2 credits (S)

MUMC-25000 Digital Recording and Editing

This course enables students to develop expertise in the art and science of digital recording and sound sampling. Topics include the theory and practice of digital recording, editing and mixing; field sample collection, and music composition techniques using digital recording software. This course may be used as a music elective for the bachelor of music degree. Students meet for one lecture and one lab per week and are assigned bi-weekly studio time for assignments and their own composing. Prerequisites: MUMC-145, 2 credits (F)

MUMC-24900 Techniques and Analysis of Electroacoustic Music Composition

An elective for the music major or non-music major with prior electroacoustic composition experience. Subjects covered include: alternate MIDI controllers, advanced sequencing techniques, timbre design using a variety of contemporary synthesis techniques, and analysis of representative electroacoustic works by contemporary composers. This course may be used as a music elective for the bachelor of music degree. Students meet for one lecture and one lab per week and are assigned bi-weekly studio time for assignments and their own composing. Prerequisites: MUMC-145, MUMC-248, 2 credits (IRR)

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