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MUSM 433. Electronic Sound

Credits: 3
Department: Music
Description: Development of audio recording and editing skills using portable digital recorders and in the studio. Sound-art projects reflecting different styles of fixed-media electroacoustic art based on recorded sound. History and literature of electroacoustic music.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Understand and become familiar with the principles of acoustics and psychoacoustics.
2. Understand and become familiar with history and literature of fixed-media electroacoustic music and develop analytical approaches to fixed-media electroacoustic music.
3. Develop skills for editing and mixing sound using DAW software.
4. Develop skills using microphones and a DAW to record sound and will develop skills using microphones and a portable digital recording device to record sound.
5. Develop skills using plug-in signal processing software to transform sound.
6. Develop skills using a desktop computer to produce Red-Book Audio spec CDs.
7. Develop the concept application and project management skills by creating fixed-media electroacoustic works demonstrating a variety of techniques and styles of music in this genre since 1950.
8. Develop the concept application and project management skills by creating and presenting a finished acoustical work to the public during the course of the semester.






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