21M.380 | Spring 2011 | Undergraduate

Music and Technology: Live Electronics Performance Practices

Course Description

This course is a creative, hands-on exploration of contemporary and historical approaches to live electronics performance and improvisation, including basic analog instrument design, computer synthesis programming, and hardware and software interface design.
Learning Resource Types
Demonstration Videos
Lecture Notes
Media Assignments with Examples
Presentation Assignments
Programming Assignments
A photo of laptop computer, mixing board, iPod, two joystick controllers and several other electronic music devices arranged on a tabletop.
Christopher Ariza’s KIOKU performance system, libOX — a modular Max/MSP system with a large number of controllers. (Photo by Christopher Ariza.)