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MUH 4664: History of Electronic Music

Course Description for History of Electronic Music

MUH4664: History of Electronic Music

Description: This is a survey course that introduces students to the inception and development of various electronic musical instruments, concepts, and genres primarily throughout the 20th century. From the avant-garde to popular music, students will spend time with the engineers and artists that have contributed to this field beginning in the 19th century all the way up to the present day. Additionally, students will discuss the technological and aesthetic ideas that have permanently expanded the boundaries of music. (Students taking this course should have an understanding of basic musical concepts – pitch, rhythm, interval, etc.)