MUSIC220A

Fundamentals of Computer-Generated Sound

Music H&S - Humanities & Sciences

Course Description

What are the basic tools that computer music researchers and artists use to create sound? This course will include a summary of digital synthesis techniques (additive, subtractive, wavetable, frequency modulation and physical-modeling), signal processing techniques for digital effects, (reverberation, panning, filters), and basic psychoacoustics. Programming experience is recommended, but not required. Majors (undergraduate or graduate) must take for 4 units. See https://ccrma.stanford.edu/courses/220a/.

Grading Basis

ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit

Min

3

Max

4

Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?

No

Course Component

Lecture

Enrollment Optional?

No

Programs

MUSIC220A is a completion requirement for: