Music Theory for Electronic Musicians [MUSC1054]



Acoustic lectures for the unit which provides a theoretical foundation for electronic music composition through practical engagement with the fundamental concepts of music theory, acoustics and digital audio. Students learn to play and recognise rhythmic patterns, scales, modes and fundamental chord progressions, with examples displayed within various notational systems. The fundamentals of digital audio are introduced, including sampling theory, as well as standard communication protocols such as MIDI. Students also examine the physical properties of sound as they relate to electronic music production, for instance in sound synthesis and effects processing.
Course period1/03/23 → …
Course levelUndergraduate