Computer Music: History, Synthesis, Composition

Summer quarter 2003

Arun Chandra: Com 308A, x6077, arunc@evergreen.edu

Syllabus

Web Readings

  1. Walter Benjamin: The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
  2. Herbert Brun: Wayfaring Sounds
  3. Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer: The Culture Industry
  4. John Cage: Experimental Music
  5. John Cage: Experimental Music (Doctrine)
  6. Pierre Boulez: Technology and the Composer
  7. Gottfried Michael Koenig: Compositional Processes
  8. Theodor Adorno: Music and Language
  9. Warren Weaver: Recent Contributions to the Mathematical Theory of Communication
  10. W. Ross Ashby: An Introduction to Cybernetics