Music 128 || CS 170 | spring 2021

Stanford Laptop Orchestra: Coding, Instrument Design, and Performance
Ge Wang, Matt Wright, and Trijeet Mukhopadhyay

class: not offered in 2021 due to COVID-19; SLOrk will return in 2022
location: CCRMA Stage (the Knoll)
slorkshop: CCRMA Listening Room (where stations will be set up when not in class)
prerequisite: by instructor's permission (see below)


course summary:

This course explores coding, instrument design, composing, and performance with laptop orchestra. This is the full classroom/ensemble instantiation of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk). Topics and activities will include audio programming, interaction design for music, sound synthesis, and live performance. Coursework includes designing laptop-mediated software musical instruments, crafting musical works, and live performance as part of the laptop orchestra.

major performances:

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