BAIN MUSC 336
Introduction to Computer Music

Course Overview

Links to all main course readings in module order


MUSC 336 | Learning: Max | MIDI | MSP | Notation | Reason | Audacity | History


  1. Course & Studio Introduction
  2. Interactive Music Programming (w/ Max)
  3. DSP & Synthesis (w/ MSP)
  4. Music Notation
  5. Sequencing, Sampling and Mixing (w/ Reason)
  6. Sound Editing & Transformation (w/ Audacity)

Music and Computers E-book and Overview QuickLinks

Ch. 1
Sound & Timbre (pdf)

Ch. 2
Playing by the Numbers (pdf)
Ch. 3 The Frequency Domain (pdf)
Ch. 4 Synthesis (pdf)
Ch. 5 The Transformation of Sound by Computers (pdf)


References

Cycling '74. 2005. Getting Started with Max, from Max 4.5 Documentation. Palo Alto: Cycling '74.

Cycling '74. 2018. Max 8 Documentation. Palo Alto: Cycling '74. Available online at: <https://docs.cycling74.com/max8>.

Dodge, Charles and Thomas Jerse. 1997. Computer Music: Synthesis, Composition, and Performance. New York: Schirmer. {GBd}

Kirn, Peter. 2006. Real World Digital Audio. Berkeley: Peachpit Press. {GBd}

Roads, Curtis. 1996. The Computer Music Tutorial. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. {GB}


Updated: September 10, 2019

Reginald Bain | University of South Carolina | School of Music
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