|6 (arr.)||7 intro
kick-off bbq, 5pm
|8 dig. audio
Intro. to Max (Jeff)
|11 ears, etc.
intro. to recording studio (Jeff)
|12 emotion and music David Huron
Exploratorium trip, dinner SF
|13 force-feedback, Sile O'Modhrain
|14 synthesis II||15 time scales of communication
|18 New media (Internet, DVD, DVD-A, etc.)
CCARH, Craig Sapp
fac night, 7pm
|19 electroacoustic sculptures, chez Mark Applebaum
|20 Brahms restoration, Jonathan Berger
sneak movie preview, 8pm
|21 recording results
Mars mic, Greg Delory UCB
...and everything else
dinner at CC's, 6pm
(optional): To take the course for credit, create a web page that can
be linked from here like these from last year's course.
Lecture #1: Introduction to the nature of sound, many forms of digital sound, and what the heck is massive sound media?
Physical Sources (waves)
sound sources demo devices
text chapters: 1,2,3,7,8,A
read from reader: Helmholtz, On the Sensation of Sound in General
Helmholtz, On the Composition of Vibrations
Pierce, The Nature of Musical Sound
-- Due Monday (11th) -- email dkc@ccrma an image of wave motion (anything) ...so that they will end up here.
Lecture #2: Digital Sound.
Numerical Representation (sampling, resolution)
digitization of sound waves
text chapter: 14
read: C. Chafe, A Short History of Digital Sound Synthesis
Lecture #3: Psychoacoustics.
properties of hearing auditory models
text chapters: 9,10,11,B,C,D
read: Shepard, Cognitive Psychology and Music
W. Chafe, The Nature of Consciousness
Lecture #4: Music Cognition.
David Huron, OSU guest lecturer
Lecture #5: Haptics
Sile O'Modhrain guest lecturer.
& an overview of Sound synthesis (techniques, control).
read: Pierce, Storage
and Reproduction of Music
text chapters: 12,13,F,G
Lecture #7: Synthesis II
Spectral (acoustic) modeling techniques
Lecture #8: Synthesis III
Physical modeling techniques
& layers of time in communication
...we will analyze in detail newly collected recordings.
Lecture #11: Sound on Mars
Greg Delory, UCB guest lecturer.
1999-00 Sophomore College web projects
example topics for optional credit project (check first w/ Chris):
impact of networked sound -- find a novel use, e.g., internet radio in politically sensitive areas
a compendium of all current-practice compression techniques -- pro's and con's
symbolic representations of music (alphabets) -- from notation through digital forms
Napster, Gnutella, etc. and their impact on traditional distribution channels