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Title : CMS.876 History of Media and Technology: Sound, the Minority Report -- Radical Music of the Past 100 Years (MIT)

Description : This course looks at the history of avant-garde and electronic music from the early twentieth century to the present. The class is organized as a theory and production seminar for which students may either produce audio/multimedia projects or a research paper. It engages music scholarship, cultural criticism, studio production, and multi-media development, such as recent software, sound design for film and games, and sound installation. Sound as a media tool for communication and sound as a form of artistic expression are subjects under discussion. The artists' work reviewed in the course includes selections from audio innovators such as the Italian Futurists, Edgard Varèse, John Cage, King Tubby, Brian Eno, Steve Reich, Afrika Bambaataa, Kraftwerk, Merzbow, Aphex Twin, Rza, Bj&oum

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Date : 2006-11-02T16:00:22+05:00

Relation : CMS.876

Language : en-US

Subject : popular culture

Subject : contemporary music

Subject : rock

Subject : rap

Subject : electronic music

Subject : electronica

Subject : sampling

Subject : noise

Subject : audio

Subject : avant-garde

Subject : music criticism

Subject : studio production

Subject : podcast

Subject : mashup

Subject : collage

Subject : tape loop

Subject : DJ

Subject : synthesizer

Subject : music synthesis

Subject : drum machine

Subject : music concrete

Publisher : MIT OpenCourseWare

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