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·         TBA


 

Prelim. schedule is as follows:

Schedule



Notes

!! My ppt version is subject to change as I may update it for better presentation.
!! You may download the newest version of handouts here.

·         Introduction to Electronic Music   

·         Fundamentals of Music   

·         Sound and Hearing    



References:

 

Books:

·         Ikutarō Kakehashi, An age without samples, Roland Coporation, 2017

·         The Oxford handbook of computer music, Oxford University Press, 2011

·         Thom Holmes, Electronic and experimental music: technology, music, and culture, New York : Routledge, 2008

·         Simon Cann, How to Make a Noise: a comprehensive guide to synthesizer programming, available for free download at http://noiseculpture.com/

·         Susanne Boll et. al., “Digital Lifestyle 2020”, IEEE Computer Society Magazine, April-June 2008, pp. 4 – 7.

·         Huber, David Miles, The MIDI Manual: A Practical Guide to MIDI in the Project Studio, Focal, 3rd ed., 2007

·         Miller Puckette, The theory and technique of electronic music, Singapore : World Scientific, 2007.

·         J. Anthony Allen, Music theory for electronic music producers: the producer's guide to harmony, chord progressions, and song structure in the MIDI Grid, Minneapolis, MN. : Slam Academy, 2018

 

Classics Papers  (You can assess them via PolyU Library)

·         Electronic Music: New Ways to Play, IEEE Spectrum, Dec 1997, pp. 18-30.

·         Earle L. Kent, “Electronic Music – Past, Present and Future,” Trans. IRE-PGA, 1953

·         Hugh Le Caine, “Electronic Music”, Proc. IRE, pp. 457-478, April 1956 



Tutorial arrangement

There is no clear boundary between lecture and tutorial.



Revision problem set:

  • It was uploaded to the Blackboard.


Laboratory materials: (for part A only)

  • Lab schedule for activity 1: 
    • Date:    Sep 23  (Fri)  
    • Time:    3:30 pm-6:20 pm
    • Venue:  Room CF502 (On-campus
  • Material for activity 1 (Psychoacoustic model)
    • Code + lab sheet can be downloaded from here.

·         You need a headphone for this lab activity. We have a limited number of headphones for students to borrow. If you don’t want to share headphones with others, bring your personal headphone.

·         You are requested to prepare a logbook and log down any findings, observations and data obtained in lab activity 1 in your logbook, and submit it at the end of the lab session.

·         Guideline for writing your reports is here.

·         Submission deadline of the report for lab activity 1 : Oct 4


 

Supporting sound files:

 

Sound and hearing : p.27

 

·        Tone 1 : Frequency = 880Hz, Phase = 0, Amplitude =0.3

·        Tone 2 : Frequency = 880Hz, Phase = 0, Amplitude =0.6

·        Tone 3 : Frequency = 1320Hz, Phase = 0, Amplitude =0.3

·        Tone 4 : Frequency = 880Hz, Phase = π, Amplitude =0.3

 

Sound and hearing : p.36

  

·        Octave starting from A4

·        Octave starting from B4

·        Octave starting from C5

 

Sound and hearing : p.58

 

·        Tone 1 : Sine wave  (f=450Hz)

·        Tone 2 : Square wave  (f=450Hz)

·        Tone 3 : Sawtooth wave  (f=450Hz)

 

·        Tone 1 : Sine wave  (f=880Hz)

·        Tone 2 : Square wave  (f=880Hz)

·        Tone 3 : Sawtooth wave  (f=880Hz)

 


 

Revision guideline:

 

A revision guideline is available at https://www.eie.polyu.edu.hk/~enyhchan/EM-1D02-RG-2021.pdf.