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ACAT8009     Graduate Computer Music Practice

A supervised practical session of one hour each week throughout the year.

To gain practical experience in the use of sound studios and personal computers for the composition and presentation of computer music.


  • Introduction to sound studio techniques, including microphone techniques, multitrack recording and basic equalisation and mixing.
  • Practical exercises in musique concrète techniques.
  • An introduction to the use of personal computers for music.
  • Music production techniques, including recording, playback and synchronisation of music by computer.

Each semester, students are required to prepare a major work-a work on tape, a live computer performance or an interactive environment-for presentation at the end of the semester. This may be a group piece with other composers and/or animators.

Submitted work-100%.


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