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50819 Composing with Sound

Requisite(s): 50817 Audio and Music Production
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 50843 Live Sound AND 50856 Live Sound


This subject explores theories and practices of sound composition across various contexts including performance, screen sound, radio, installation and online. Issues around the intersection of art, music and sound are investigated, along with concepts such as noise and the influence of space, both virtual and actual, on the presentation of work. Students explore these experimental and innovative approaches to audio as a compositional tool, combining theory and historical investigations, as well as through production exercises and the development of their own creative sound works.?

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