Richard S. Karpen
Introduction to software sound synthesis techniques. Includes acoustics and psychoacoustics; virtual synthesizers and unit generators; table-lookup oscillators and wavetable synthesis; additive synthesis; modulation synthesis; ring amplitude, phase and frequency; granular synthesis; noise; subtractive synthesis and filters. Offered: jointly with DXARTS 461; A.
The official catalog descirption is out of date.
A current description of the Music 401, 402, 403 sequence can be found at: http://www.dxarts.washington.edu/music/courses/
There is a link on that page to "Computer Music I-III FAQ and Application" which you should click on to read more info about the courses and where you'll also find the link to the online application. You will need your UW Net ID name and password to get to the application page.
You can get directly to the FAQ page via: http://depts.washington.edu/smccweb/courses/401-3-about.html
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