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MUSI 259: Music in Computer Technology

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Overview of ways computer is used in music. Topics include principles of musical instrument digital interface (MIDI); various kinds of synthesis; acoustics and sound processing; and musical composition using the computer. Explores music resources of internet and surveys current multimedia applications in music history, theory, ear training, improvisation, and notation.

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Limited to 3 Attempts


Overview of ways computer is used in music. Topics include principles of musical instrument digital interface (MIDI); various kinds of synthesis; acoustics and sound processing; and musical composition using the computer. Explores music resources of internet and surveys current multimedia applications in music history, theory, ear training, improvisation, and notation.

When Offered: Fall, Summer, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 2

Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 1

Equivalent to MUSI 415.

Fulfills Mason Core requirement in information technology (all).

Credits: 3

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