Music and Technology: Live Electronics Performance Practices

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.)


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Spring 2011



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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.

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Christopher Ariza. 21M.380 Music and Technology: Live Electronics Performance Practices. Spring 2011. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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