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NM3610 - Digital Music Technology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

This subject focuses on theoretical and philosophical underpinnings and developments in digital music technologies. Specific areas including as computer music, synthesis, electro-acoustic music and new media are examined and reinforced through the utilisation of a range of industry standard technologies.

Learning Outcomes

  • understanding of the emergence, development and current trends in computer music and sound synthesis systems;
  • understanding of the emergence, development and current trends in electro-acoustic music;
  • understanding of the emergence, development and current trends in new media;
  • practical experience with industry standard technologies as relative to computer music, sound synthesis, electro-acoustic music and new media;
  • knowledge of the key developments in music technology relative to the theoretical and philosophical environments from which technologies emerge.
Prerequisites: NM1600 AND NM2600
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
NM3603

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20%); public performance (40%); assignments (20%); recording (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.