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Summer 2022
Aug 12,2022
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MUS 268 - History of Electronic Music
A survey of electronic music history: the origin of electronic music, early musical instruments, tape music, musique concrete, computer music, digital synthesis, birth of MIDI, sampling, synth pop, disco, sound art, the EDM (Electronic Dance Music) era, and live electronics. We will identify and analyze electronic music works by major composers, groups, and bands. We will explore fundamental ideas and practices applied throughout the history of electronic music, such as tape music editing, synthesis techniques, sampling techniques and the development of the DAW system. We will also explore how electronic music is placed in other media, such as: video games, film scoring, television, theatrical productions, orchestral scores, multi-media performances, and live performance. We will also discuss the impact of electronic music in the United States and in other countries globally.
3.000 Credit hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Humanities Division
Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Arts and Letters

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
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