- Musicians -- Effect of technological innovations on.
- Computer music
- Composition (Music) -- Technological innovations.
- Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Digital techniques.
- Electronic musical instruments
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- TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? New Technologies, New Media, New Musicians Further Reading CHAPTER 1. Aural Awareness Listening -- The Soundscape, Individual Listening, Musical Listening, Performance Listening, Projects: Environmental Awareness, Soundwalk, Soundview, I Hate!; Hearing --The Ear, The Brain, Protect Your Ears! Projects: Hearing Fast, Speech Patterns, Hearing Hearing. Further Reading CHAPTER 2. Understanding Sound Sound and Silence -- Types of Wave, Loudness Levels, Types of Silence, Project: Extreme Quiet Pitch and Noise -- Tuning Systems, Periodicity and Aperiodicity, Sound and Music Project: Exploring Harmonics Timbre and Spectrum -- Analysing Timbre, Analysing Spectra Project: Sonic Objects, Sound Types Further Reading CHAPTER 3. Organising Sound Sound Art, Sonic Art and Sound Design Sound in Space -- Behaviour of Sound, Spatialisation, Loudspeakers, 'Surround' Sound and other systems Projects: Types of Space, Composed Space. Sound through Time -- Open Form/Closed Form, Duration, Sound Transformation, Spectromorphology Projects: Brassage Stew, Extended Duration, Sound Morphing Sonic Phenomena Project: Masking. Further Reading Chapter 4. Creating Music The Composer Why Compose? Aural Imagination Intention and Result Form and Content Constraint Modalities Non-linear music Originality and Style Projects: Sonic Collage, Narrative, Night Piece, Pastiche, Sunset, Collaborative Composition Further Reading Chapter 5. Performing The Performer - Sound Diffusion, Networked Performance, Being Live Project: Networked Ensemble 'Musicianship' - Technological Understanding, Transliteracy, Interaction, Reflective Practice, Virtuosity Projects: Visual Score, Live Coding Instruments -- Sound Sources, Organology, Voice and Percussion, Extended Instruments, Interactive Devices, Software Instruments Projects: Restricted Instruments, Infra-Instrument Improvisation Project: Ensemble Improvisation Further Reading Chapter 6. Cultural Context Digital Culture -- Consuming Music, The Thinking Musician, Emergence Project: Random Play Cultural Diversity -- Gamelan, Indian Classical Music, West African Drumming Project: Cultural Translations Digital Music -- Audience or User-Controlled Music, Computer-Controlled Music, Composer/Performer-Controlled Music, Genre Projects: Digital Music, Plain Bob Further Reading Chapter 7. Critical Engagement Popular Music/Art Music Project: Popular Music/Art Music Critical Theory - Modernism and Postmodernism, Structuralism and Deconstruction Project: Critical Listening Critical Judgement Analysis -- Semiotics, Analytical Listening Project: Evocative Transcription Chapter 8. The Musician in the Studio Digital Audio - DSP (Digital Signal Processing), File Formats, Effects and Filters Projects: File Formats, Sound Processing Sound Recording and Mixing -- Microphones, Sound Recording, Signal Flow and Synchronisation, MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface), Mixing Project: Gould - Zappa - Martin Further Reading Chapter 9: The New Musician What is a new musician? -- Being a New Musician, Transferable Skills, The 'Real World' Music Production Music Education Further Reading Chapter 10: Repertoire John Richards Piece for Sixteen Amplifiers (2004) Rob Godman music-is-life (2006) Simon Atkinson Box (2005) [still to come] Ambrose Field [still to come] Rob Wright [still to come] John Drever [still to come] Table of Illustrations Bibliography
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