MUS 3501 Music Technology I (2 credits)
Learning and demonstration of the multiple uses of music technology through Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) basics, including MIDI theory, synthesizer exploration and ensemble, sequencing and notation and their relationships to music education, performance, and composition. Technical concepts include synthesis manipulation, real and step time sequencing, auto-sequencing programs, and desktop music notation publishing programs. Musical concepts include compositional and orchestration techniques, improvisation, and basic keyboard ensemble performance. Completion of this course with a grade of "C" or better is required for all music degrees. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills, music reading in treble and bass clefs, and playing melodies on a piano keyboard.
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