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MUSIC128

Stanford Laptop Orchestra: Composition, Coding, and Performance

Music H&S - Humanities & Sciences

Course Description

Classroom instantiation of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) which includes public performances. An ensemble of more than 20 humans, laptops, controllers, and special speaker arrays designed to provide each computer-mediated instrument with its sonic identity and presence. Topics and activities include issues of composing for laptop orchestras, instrument design, sound synthesis, programming, and live performance. May be repeated four times for credit. Space is limited; see https://ccrma.stanford.edu/courses/128 for information about the application and enrollment process. May be repeat for credit

Cross Listed Courses

Grading Basis

ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit

Min

1

Max

5

Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?

Yes

Total Units Allowed for Degree Credit

20

Course Component

Discussion

Enrollment Optional?

Yes

Course Component

Seminar

Enrollment Optional?

No

This course has been approved for the following WAYS

Creative Expression (CE)