The NEW MUSIC PRODUCTION, MUSIC COMPOSITION and MUSIC BUSINESS COURSES FOR 2009
 
Intro Digital Music Technology TWO SECTIONS AVAILABLE


 
MUS 140: Intro Digital Music Technology (SECTION TWO)
3.00 credits
 
Course Description: Introduction to Digital Music Technology is an entry-level course in modern music production. Students will study the nature of musical sound and the relationship between digital and analog sound processing. Students will also receive an introduction to the basics of MIDI, the fundamental computer music language. Through hands-on projects, students will learn about the various tools of modern audio production with an emphasis on digital tools including synthesizers, midi controllers, sequencers, mixers, and effects generators.
 
 
 
MUS 141: Intermediate Digital Music: Multimedia and MAX
3.00 credits  
     
Course Description: This course is a continuation of studies begun in MUS 140 and will focus on Music Technology, Music Composition, and their application to multimedia. Students learn how to score for film, synchronize multimedia and create a resulting DVD of their own design. The second large project will introduce the student to the creation of an interactive object computer programming language called MAX. The student will learn to create an ‘application’ that will run MIDI and Digital Audio Files in real time.  No previous computer programming experience is required.

PREREQUISITE: MUS 140 or permission of the Department