*** Click on the yellow link for more info about each class ***


Week 1 (Sept 11) - Intro + Examples

Week 2 (Sept 18) -
Acoustics and Digitizing Sound
• Download Listening List (see emailed WeTransfer link)


Week 3 (Sept 25) -
Editing + Using the Grid
• Required Listening: Stockhausen, Gesang der Jünglinge


Week 4 (Oct 2) - Assignment #1 Due (Edited Bach) + MIDI + Synthesis, Part 1
• Required Listening: TBD


Week 5 (Oct 9) - Synthesis, part 2 + Logic's Software Instruments
• Required Listening: TBD


Week 6 (Oct 16) - Localization, Reverb, and Space
• Required Listening: TBD


Week 7 (Oct 23) - Assignment #2 Due (Mini Techno) + Recording with the portable recorders
• Required Listening: TBD


Week 8 (Oct 30) - DSP (Delay, Chorus, Flanger, Ring Modulation, Distortion)
• Required Listening: TBD


Week 9 (Nov 6) - Noise Reduction + Live Surround Sound Diffusion (with examples from listening list)
• Required Listening: TBD


Week 10 (Nov 13) - Assignment #3 Due (Mini Acousmatic) + Multichannel Audio (audio routing)
• Required Listening: TBD


Week 11 (Nov 20) - Listening Test & Theory Test *** Deadline to submit revised assignments****

• Theory test covers sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8. The test will consist of multiple choice questions, fill-in the blank, and one short answer question, where you will have to describe the entire process of digitizing sound (cf., section 3.2).
• The listening test covers the works on the listening list. You should know the composer's name and title of the composition. I'll ask you to identify 10 pieces, each played twice for 30 seconds (from anywhere in the piece).



Week 12 (Nov 27) - NO CLASS (Thanksgiving)

Week 13 (Dec 4) - No CLASS: INDIVIDUAL MEETINGS


Sunday, Dec 8: Class Concert, 7:30pm, Bossi Comelly

After Concert Strike (Everyone stays to help)



Week 14 (Dec 11) - Post-Concert Discussion