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Foundations of Digital Music and Media - CMPN1220

Year - 2018

Foundations of Digital Music will provide students with a basic understanding of the theoretical concepts of digital music. The unit includes a historical overview in the development of sound-based composition and creativity from its initial beginnings with the advent of sound recording through to the emergence of computer-based applications to create and organise sounds in time and space. The unit will focus on the approaches taken over the last century to record, transform and organise sound in a variety of creative contexts, ranging from early electroacoustic music experiments, through to contemporary electronic music production. Repertoire from the vast field of sonic arts will be covered to offer a new perspective on audio and sound production in today's contemporary music scene.

Classes
1 x 2hr lecture/week, 1 x 1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
3 x listening test (60%), 1 x final exam (40%)

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Ivan Zavada
HECS Band: 1
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