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MUSC 126 - Introduction to Electronic Music



5.0 Credits
Provides an overview of the technology, history, and aesthetics of electronic music. Introduces acoustics and recording engineering in home and project studio environments. The music of early experimental artists such as Stockhausen and Varese is discussed alongside DJ, electroacoustic artist, and EDM contemporaries.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the basic components and equipment used in a recording or project studio.
  2. Demonstrate the basic principles of acoustics and digital audio theory.
  3. Summarize common synthesis and digital audio processing techniques.
  4. Describe sounds using commonly accepted terminology.
  5. Summarize the evolution of electronic music and instruments from 1900 to the present.
  6. Compare and contrast the most prominent figures in electroacoustic music from the last century.



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