Courses & Units

Electroacoustics FCF103


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.


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

Dr David Carter

Teaching staff

Dr David Carter

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


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Band Field of Education
1 100199

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Teaching Pattern

2 x 90 minute workshop/lectures weekly.


End of semester assessment: 60%. Portfolio of work

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

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