University of Technology Sydney

50819 Composing with Sound

Requisite(s): (((32 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10062 80cp Music and Sound Design Major OR 32 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10063 80cp Music and Sound Design Major)) OR 50817 Audio and Music Production )
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 50843 Live Sound AND 50856 Live Sound


This subject introduces the principles of sound creation and composition using electronic and digital processes. It provides a foundation for computational approaches to sound manipulation enabling students to explore innovative approaches to sound synthesis, interactive systems, algorithmic and data-driven sound composition. Issues and current practices at the intersection of art, music and sound design are investigated providing a context for students to develop their own creative sound works within the subject.

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Spring session, City campus

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