Foundations of digital sound for digital arts applications. Project-based course focused on creating experimental sound compositions. Overview of the history of electronic music and analysis of important works from its cannon. Acoustics, psychoacoustics and digital sound theory. Digital signal processing and recording techniques. Multi-track, recording, editing, mixing, and mastering using Digital Audio Workstations (DAW). Offered: Sp.
DXARTS 460 is a one-quarter long studio course in which students will learn fundamentals of digital/electro-acoustic music composition. Students will be introduced to basic audio editing tools and techniques which will be employed for composing studies for class critique. The course also includes a survey of historic and contemporary compositions that will serve to illustrate the concepts discussed in class.
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