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MUS 409 A - Elec Music Techniques II

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Intermediate level study of Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) technology, sound design, digital audio engineering techniques, multi-track digital editing and audio processing in music composition, and the study of compositional, technical, and performance considerations as applied to electroacoustic concert art music. Weekly lab times are assigned. Course Information: 2 undergraduate hours. 2 graduate hours. Prerequisite: MUS 407 or placement by examination.

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Intermediate study in electroacoustic composition techniques, focusing on refinement of craft and deepening conceptual understanding. Topics include experimental approaches to synthesis, sampling, effects processing, sound design, and digital audio editing/mixing as applied to concert art music. Students complete creative composition projects, supplemented with regular student presentations of in-progress work, finished compositions, and selected topics on electroacoustic music. Individual studio time is assigned. Prerequisite: MUS 407.

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Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Spring


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