Music 220A

Course Title: 
Fundamentals of Computer-Generated Sound
Instructor: 
Course Description: 

Techniques for digital sound synthesis, analysis, effects, and reverberation. Topics: summary of digital synthesis techniques (additive, subtractive, nonlinear, modulation, wavetable, granular, spectral-modeling, and physical-modeling), digital effects algorithms (filtering, phasing, flanging, etc.) and techniques for digital reverberation. Project-based with hands-on programming (Chuck language). Assignments  cover recording, editing, musical illusions, instrument physics and algorithmic composition. Final mini-project end of the quarter.

Quarter Offered: 
Autumn
Course Time: 
TTh 10-11:50
Room: 
Knoll 217