Undergraduate Course: Music 1B: Music and Technologies (MUSI08012)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course provides a survey of the interaction of music and technologies from early times until the present day. Acoustic instruments will be studied, as well as electroacoustic ones. Issues of music production, dissemination and performance will be addressed.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 6,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One essay c.2,000 words (40%) and one 2-hour degree examination (60%).
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Music 1B: Music and Technologies||2:00|
| - Students will have become familiar with the development of musical instruments of various kinds and their relationship to the music performed on them.
- They will have been introduced to electronic and electroacoustic instruments and the use of computers in music.
- They will have learned about the impact of the recording industry on music production and dissemination.
- They will have become familiar with issues in contemporary culture and its relationship with technologies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Weekly lectures plus tutorials in Weeks 2,3,5,7,9,11.
|Course organiser||Dr Thomas Wagner
Tel: (0131 6)50 2423
|Course secretary||Mrs Noureen Ehsan
Tel: (0131 6)50 9179
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