Module title: Interactive Music

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: IMD09140
Module leader: Iain McGregor
School School of Computing
Subject area group: Creative and Social Informatics


Description of module content:

The module begins by addressing the ways in which interactive music is composed, techniques such as variations in instrumentation, tempi and harmonies, along with randomisation and algorithmic generation. This will be followed by exploring the integration techniques required for interactive systems, such as mobile, console, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). Requirements gathering, production techniques, testing and evaluation suitable for interactive music will as be thoroughly investigated. The practical sessions will be dedicated to developing a thorough understanding of music programming environments such as Wwise, SuperCollider and Max.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Conceptualise composition techniques for interactive music suitable for interactive media
LO2: Critically review integration methods for interactive music for interactive media
LO3: Produce, to a professional standard, a piece of interactive music suitable for interactive media
LO4: Identify effective approaches for testing and evaluating interactive music for interactive media

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