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Creative Music Technology (MUSI08057)







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This course may incur additional costs for downloading required apps on their smartphone in the practical sync sessions. Participation using smartphones is not mandatory but is highly recommended. **Spaces on Music courses are limited in 2022/23, and so enrolment cannot be guaranteed for any visiting student**

Course Summary

Creative Music Technology explores creative engagements with digital musical technologies, particularly composing with audio files, sampling, and creating and patching digital synthesisers.

Course Description

In this course, you will engage with the creative potential of digital technologies. The focus is on working with recorded audio (that you may make yourself, or that you may sample from elsewhere), and on designing sound from scratch with synthesis processes. Alongside your own creative investigations of these technologies, you will explore the history of these practices, and existing musical work that engages with specific technologies. In addition to weekly 2-hour sessions, there will be tutorial sessions in smaller groups every two weeks.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 0%, Coursework 100%, Practical Exam 0%

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