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Computer Music Fundamentals - CMPN1632

Year - 2018

This unit will focus on computer based music composition utilising formal processes to create music with computers. This unit investigates an interactive graphical programming environment for music, audio and media called Max, allowing the composer to program and implement interactive music processes quickly and with varying levels of sophistication, thus encouraging the student to explore real-time creative possibilities of digital music technology.

2 hr lect/wk, 1 hr lab class.

2 programming assignments (2x25%), final project (50%).

Additional information
Students who don't have the prerequisite, but have prior computer programming experience can apply to the Coordinator for permission to enrol.


MUED1002 or MUSC2653


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

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