An introduction to the computer music studio, including the use of microphones and mixers, MIDI sequencing, digital recording and editing, and classic analog and FM sound synthesis. Normally required: some background in music composition.

A continuation of K403/K503, including digital sampling, advanced synthesis techniques, video synchronization, interactive software design, and a comprehensive study of the literature and styles of the classic tape studios, as well as recent literature and trends in computer music.

Advanced projects in electroacoustic composition. Course may be repeated.

Study of advanced topics in computer music, including direct digital synthesis, acoustic research, interactive composition and video topics.

Geared for those with little prior technical training and offered to music majors (K361), non-music majors (Z361), and graduate students (N561), this course is taught in the Music Library's extensive state-of-the-art MIDI facilities.