Creative Music Technology Level 1 Reading List
Level 4 Reading List
The more you can prepare before joining us, the more confident you will feel in those crucial first weeks. The books listed below are set texts for the first semester of the course and you will need to purchase your own copies. Don’t worry if you don’t do this before your arrival, however, as they will be available through our University bookshop, on campus.
- Cox, C. and Warner, D. (eds.). 2006. Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music. London: Continuum
- Hewitt, M., 2008. Music Theory for Computer Musicians. Boston, MA: Course Technology PTR.
- Holmes, T. 2015. Electronic and Experimental Music Technology, Music, and Culture. 5th ed. Abingdon: Routledge
The following texts are recommended only, you do not need to purchase these texts. Don’t worry if you don’t have the time to do any preparation. You will be provided with comprehensive module guides and details of all your required reading during your first teaching week.
- Cipriani, A. and Giri, M. 2016. Electronic Music and Sound Design / Theory and Practice with Max 7, vol. 1. 3rd ed. Rome: Contemponet
- Collins, N., Schedel, M. and Wilson, S. 2013. Electronic Music (Cambridge Introductions to Music). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
- d’Escrivn, J. 2011. Music Technology (Cambridge Introductions to Music). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
- DeSantis, D. 2015. Making Music 74 / creative strategies for electronic music producers. Berlin: Ableton.
- Huber, D.M. and Runstein, R.E. 2013. Modern Recording Techniques, 8th Edition. Oxford: Focal
- Wilson, S. Cottle, D. and Collins, N. (eds.). 2010. The SuperCollider Book. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
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