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Instructor Info:Daniel Warner
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TA Info:Jorge Delgado Hodges
Term: 2012F
Meeting Info: Thursday
12:30 PM - 03:20 PM Harold Johnson Library B3
Description: This is a composition course that will also survey the history, theory, and practice of electro-acoustic music. The course will introduce the musical, technical, and theoretical issues of electro-acoustic music, broadly construed to include the Classical avant-garde, Electronica, DJ culture, Re-mixes, Ambient, etc. Digital recording, editing, and mixing will be covered using the Audacity and ProTools programs. Students will also work with MIDI-controlled digital synthesizers and sampling using Ableton Live and ProTools. Other topics to be covered include basic acoustics and synthesis techniques. Students will be expected to complete three composition projects during the course of the semester. Formal knowledge of music is helpful, but not required.