COMPUTERS and MUSIC at M.S.U.
MUS 440 Electronic and Computer Music Literature Fall. 3(3-0) Music Literature composed with tape recorders, synthesizers, and computers. P:MUS 281. R:Not open to freshmen and sophomores. QP: MUS 282 QA:MUS 439
MUS 441 Introduction to Computer Music Spring. 3(3-0) Digital Synthesizers, samplers, and Musical Instrument Digital Interface. Computer sequencing and timbre editing software. Compositional techniques of computer music. P:MUS 281. R:Not open to freshmen. QP: MUS 282 QA: MUS 440
MUS 442 Independent Projects in Computer Music Fall, Spring. 1 to 3 credits. A student my earn a maximum of 6 credits in all enrollments for this course. Independent composition or research in computer music. Assigned use of computer music studios. P: MUS 441. QP: MUS 441 QA: MUS 442
MUS 882 Composition With Computers Fall. 2(2-1) Current applications of microcomputers in musical composition. R:Open only to graduate students in the School of Music. QA:MUS 870
MUS 883 Advanced Computer Music Projects Spring. 1 to 4 credits. A student my earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course. Techniques and principles of composition and research with computers. Use of computer hardware and software. P:MUS 882 or 441. R:Open only to graduate students in the School of Music and in Computer Science. QA:MUS 871
MUS 974 Atonality, Serialism and Set Theory Spring. 2(2-0) Atonal and paratonal music. Related compositional and analytical systems. Serialism, integral serialism, and set theory. R:Open only to graduate students in the School of Music. QA:MUS 964