Music 80c Elec. Music- Week 1
Music 80c Elec. Music- Week 1 MUSC 80C-01
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Date Created: 09/28/15
Thursday September 24th 2015 History Literature and Technology of Electronic Music Week 1 Notes 924 Logistics All music nowadays involves some kind of electronic components Our generation knows much about electronic music so the aim of this class is to cover what we don t know mostly experimental stages of elec music Our syllabus is available on ecommons assignments are on syllabusl Resource DRAM httpwwwdramonlineorg Larry Polansky s office hours are Wednesdays from 13pm Do notemail Polansky with questions email one of the TAs Andrew Smith anchsmitucscedu Madison Heying mheyingucscedu Scott Tooby stoobyucscedu We will have drop the needle quizzes an excerpt will be played from something we should ve already listened to we should know facts on it artist year etc Bring your laptop to class To complete quizzes on ecommons Our midterm is on Thursday October 29th buy a scantron for it Overall be willing to do extra work find more pieces by a composer be curious On To Music Watch Forbidden Planet 1956 movie 3 copies reserved in McHenry Media Center One of the first movies with all electronic music consider that this was hip for the time Louis and Bebe Barron composed using cybernetics an approach of studying systems their intellectual philosophy influenced their composition Thursday September 24th 2015 Listening We listened to these music excerpts in class as all examples of electronic music Aphex Twin beatbased composer Walter Carlos all Bach album played on an analog synth tuned to Baroque tuning Public Enemy use of sampling amp drawing from past recordings George Barnes early electric swing jazz guitarist Les Paul built electric guitars was an electronic tinkerer in multitrack recording Jimi Hendrix used high amplification and malleable strings to manipulate sound Herbert Brun Futility 1964
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