History of Electronic Sound|
Fall 2012 not offered
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.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
Thompson, Emily THE SOUNDSCAPE OF MODERNITY
Kahn, Douglass, WIRELESS IMAGINATION
Cage, John, SILENCE
|Examination and Assignments: |
Reading response papers, midterm exam, final project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
No musical training required.
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