History of Electronic Sound|
This course surveys the cultural history of electronic sound production, storage, amplification, and transmission in the 20th century. We will examine the contributions of artists, scientists, and designers to modern cultures of listening and sound making. In addition to readings, recordings, and films, students will perform selected works for electronic instruments by John Cage and other composers.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Writing
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Special Attributes: FYI|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Thompson, Emily THE SOUNDSCAPE OF MODERNITY
Kahn, Douglass, WIRELESS IMAGINATION
Cage, John, SILENCE
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Reading response papers, midterm exam, final project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
No musical training required.
|Instructor(s): St. Clair,Daniel Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: RHH003; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: 19|
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