Sound and Digital Media
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Division: Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
Department: The Arts
Course Number: LMUS 3019
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: Yes
This course provides theoretical and practical experience working with digital media to create sound art and intermedia projects. After reviewing sound editing and the frequency spectrum, students will learn to use Max/MSP/Jitter to explore a range of topics including: sound/image montage, mashups, sampling and synthesis, interactivity for installations and live performance, multichannel audio, and algorithmic composition. In addition, the course examines the aesthetic, social, and political dimensions of sound through reading key theoretical texts and listening to works of contemporary artists. Prerequisite: LMUS 2050: Music Technology, or permission of instructor.
Course Open to: Degree Students