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Live Electronic Music Performance - CMPN3636

Year - 2020

Live Electronic Music Performance is an innovative and diverse area of contemporary performance practice. Posing significant and exciting challenges for the rendering of music using digital technology, Live Electronic Music Performance requires genuine interdisciplinary skills such as technical development and problem solving, improvisation, musical composition, live sound reinforcement and ensemble communication. This area of performance employs a wide range of technologies, musical styles and performance methodologies. This unit aims to give students the skills necessary to navigate the various tools and techniques available in order to create innovative live performances using electronic and digital technologies.

1 x 1hr lecture per week, 1 x 2hr tutorial per week

1 x 1500 word essay (30%), 1 x Group Performance (30%), 1 x Solo Performance and Reflective Diary (40%)

Assumed knowledge
Students enrolling in this Unit of Study are expected to have previous experience with music technology, including recording and music creation software. Students will be expected to perform.


(CMPN1013 OR MUED1002 OR MUSC2653) AND (CMPN2631 OR CMPN1631 OR CMPN1632 or CMPN2632)


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: Senior
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 Benjamin Carey
HECS Band: 1
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