always been a significant part of human experience. It shapes and transforms our
everyday world. Sounds and music are
embedded in almost every aspect of daily life, from communication and artistic
expression to commerce, politics, and our social and cultural identities.
This course will provide an overview of the fundamental principles
of sound and the factors that determine our audio perception. It will explore
techniques of recording, mixing, processing, synthesis, sampling, analysis, and
editing of digital audio using freely distributed audio production software for
both PC and Mac. Students will also learn an array of sound design and editing techniques
for use in film and web-based media, art installations, soundscape creations,
or live and internet music performances.
Week 1: THE NATURE OF SOUND
The Human Ear
The Six Properties of Sound Pitch Loudness and Amplitude Timbre Perceived Duration Envelope and Articulation Spatial Location, Diffusion, Reverberant Environment
Timbre and the Overtone Series
Music and the Human Condition
SOFTWARE Tutorial: Sonic Visualizer
Music and the Environment
Week 2: MUSIC TECHNOLOGY - BASICS
Digital Audio File Formats
Musical Instrument Digital Interface MIDI
Digital Audio Effects
SOFTWARE Tutorial: Audacity Audio Processing
Week 3: MUSIC TECHNOLOGY - SYNTHESIS 1. Synthesis: Oscillators Filters Envelope Generators Modulation with LFOs Amplitude Modulation Frequency Modulation Granular Synthesis Physical Modeling
Week 4: TUNING AND TEMPERAMENT / SOUNDATION
Soundation Web-based Digital Audio Workstation
Sound Project Using Soundation
Tuning and Temperament
Week 5: DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATIONS
Logic Pro (Mac only)
Week 6: CREATIVE STRATEGIES Sonification Sound for Visual Media Ableton Live Max Pure Data Supercollider Mobile Interactions
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Raymond Maxwell completed this course.
Great class. I completed it with a better understanding of the physics of sound, the mechanics of sound, and operational familiarity with programs like Audacity, Soundcloud, and Borderlands. It also helped my poetry writing (words are sounds, after all).
Giordano Bruni is taking this course right now, spending 7 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
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