The Digital Musician / Edition 2

The Digital Musician / Edition 2

by Andrew Hugill
     
 

The Digital Musician is a textbook for creative music technology and electronic music courses. It provides an overview of sound properties, acoustics, digital music, and sound design as a basis for understanding the compositional possibilities that new music technologies allow. Creative projects allow students to apply key concepts covered in each chapter.

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Overview

The Digital Musician is a textbook for creative music technology and electronic music courses. It provides an overview of sound properties, acoustics, digital music, and sound design as a basis for understanding the compositional possibilities that new music technologies allow. Creative projects allow students to apply key concepts covered in each chapter. Topics covered include hardware hacking, live coding, interactive music, sound manipulation and transformation, software instruments, networked performance, as well as critical listening and analysis.

Features

  • Readers Guides outline the major topics in each chapter
  • Project boxes for both individuals and groups throughout each chapter
  • Annotated Listening Lists for each chapter, with accompanying playlists on the companion website
  • Recommended Further Reading and Discussion Questions at the end of each chapter
  • Case studies of actual composers, with contributed projects
  • Companion website includes reading lists, links to audio and video, and slides for use in the classroom.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415806602
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/20/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Engaging 1. Creative Identity 2. Aural Awareness 3. Understanding Sound 4. Listening to Digital Music Part 2. Creating 5. Organising Sound 6. Processing Sound 7. Creating Music 8. Instruments and Media 9. Performing 10. Digital Musicianship Part 3. Knowing 11. Cultural Context 12. Critical Engagement 13. Digital Music 14. Analysing Digital Music Part 4. Being 15. The Digital World 16. Case Studies

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