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THE DIGITAL MUSICIAN

EBOOK BY HUGILL, ANDREW;
ISBN
9781136279898
IMPRINT
TAYLOR AND FRANCIS
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR AND FRANCIS
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
336 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
25 JUN 2012

DESCRIPTION

The Digital Musician is a textbook for creative music technology and electronic music courses. It provides an overview of sound properties, acoustics, digital music, and sound design as a basis for understanding the compositional possibilities that new music technologies allow. Creative projects allow students to apply key concepts covered in each chapter. Topics covered include hardware hacking, live coding, interactive music, sound manipulation and transformation, software instruments, networked performance, as well as critical listening and analysis. Features *Readers Guides outline the major topics in each chapter *Project boxes for both individuals and groups throughout each chapter *Annotated Listening Lists for each chapter, with accompanying playlists on the companion website *Recommended Further Reading and Discussion Questions at the end of each chapter *Case studies of actual composers, with contributed projects *Companion website includes reading lists, links to audio and video, and slides for use in the classroom.

CONTENTS

Part 1. Engaging 1. Creative Identity 2. Aural Awareness 3. Understanding Sound 4. Listening to DigitalaMusic Part 2. Creating 5. Organising Sound 6. Processing Sounda7. Creating Music 8. Instrumentsaand Mediaa9. Performing 10. Digital Musicianship Part 3. Knowing 11. Cultural Context 12. Critical Engagement 13. Digital Musica14. Analysing Digital Music Part 4. Beinga15. The Digital World 16. Case Studies