Courses & Units

Electroacoustics FCF103

Introduction

This unit introduces students to the development and practice of electroacoustic instrument building and performance throughout the 20th Century. The unit will cover key developments in the theory and practice of electroacoustic music and provides a basis for understanding and exploring the application of these ideas. Students will learn to construct electroacoustic instruments and exploit the latent sonic possibilities of consumer electronics and acoustic environments. Students will then apply this knowledge in the creation or performance of live, recorded or installation works.

Summary

Unit name Electroacoustics
Unit code FCF103
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr David Carter

Teaching staff

Dr David Carter

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 100199

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 90 minute workshop/lectures weekly.

Assessment

End of semester assessment: 60%. Portfolio of work

Weekly activities, in-class assessments and demonstrations: 40%

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

RequiredNone
Recommended

Thom Holmes, Electronic and Experimental Music

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