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Electroacoustic Music - CMPN2631

Year - 2020

This unit will explore past and concurrent techniques in electroacoustic composition through the completion of various tasks in sound transformation and by composing new electroacoustic works. Whilst analysing manifold aesthetics and attendant compositional techniques implicit in the creation of electroacoustic music, emphasis will be placed on students developing a working knowledge of existent and emergent trends within the electroacoustic repertoire, and will gain insights into numerous aesthetic, recording and composing processes leading to the creation of new musical compositions in the field of electroacoustics.

1 x 2 hr lab/studio class/week

Composition demonstrating electroacoustic techniques (40%), electroacoustic composition drawing from any manner of materials discussed within the unit (60%).

Assumed knowledge
Proficiency in the usage of any industry standard DAW and attendant sound transformation and diffusion software.


MUED1002 or CMPN1013 or MUSC2653




Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Daniel Blinkhorn
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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