Electronic Music Course of Study

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The first course in the EMS series functions as an introduction to electronic music in general. As the title suggests, Music 80c covers the technical and artistic history of electronic music and provides the knowledge base necessary to compose with the sophisticated tools found in the modern studio.

80C. History, Literature, and Technology of Electronic Music.
Offered in Fall
This survey of electronic music from previous centuries to the present studies the works and aesthetics of important composers, acoustics, musical perception, the effects of technological innovation on cultural evolution, and the development of synthesizers and computer music.
(General Education Codes: T4-Humanities and Arts, A.)
Gerry Basserman

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