Music 446 - Electronic Music Synthesis
Cr. 3. F.
Dr. Christopher Hopkins
Course Outline Fall 2012
Guidelines for Final Project
Computer Lab Schedule
246 or permission of instructor.
This is a course in software-based sound synthesis, with a focus on structured modular design. The course includes guided practical projects using a real-time graphical programming environment (MaxMSP), readings in sound syntheis theory, and creative projects in software-based instrument design and electronic music composition.
Nonmajor graduate credit.
Platform and Software
- Macintosh (OS 10.7 or later, move to current as of Fall 2013)
- Reaktor 5
- Max 6
- Pro Tools 10 (required prerequisite, PT 11 as of Fall 2013)
- Please note: Students must complete all assignments and make all presentations using these software, which are provided in the music computer lab. Students are not required to purchase software for the course.