21M.362 Electronic Music Composition II


Class Info

Explores sophisticated synthesis techniques, from finely tuned additive to noise filtering and distortion, granular synthesis to vintage emulation. Incorporates production techniques and use of multimedia, with guest lecturers/performers. Considers composing environments such as Max/MSP/Jitter, SPEAR, SoundHack, and Mathematica. Assignments include diverse listening sessions, followed by oral or written presentations, weekly sound studies, critiques, and modular compositions/soundscapes. Prior significant computer music experience preferred. Consult instructor for technical requirements. Limited to 8.

This class has 21M.361 as a prerequisite.

21M.362 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by P. Whincop.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Mondays in 24-033F.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 21M.362 was rated 7.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 21M.362 Class Site site or on the 21M.362 Stellar site.

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