This hands-on course will expose students to musical tools developed by the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT). Topics include performative and compositional applications of current research at CNMAT, including sound synthesis and diffusion, high-level control, and network applications.
An overview of aesthetic and practical issues of long running, installation-based sound and media artworks. Sound installations are compared to concert music, and site-specific works are examined. Strategies for developing and maintaining robust, reliable, and effective pieces are covered.
An introduction to CNMAT Technologies, including Spectral Synthesis Objects for Max/MSP, OpenSoundControl, and SDIF.