187.A32 Electroacoustic Music 2
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

- produce a graphic notation of an musical oeuvre from a acousmatic perspective
- execute an acoustical measurement of a given space
- performe analog and digital sound synthesis
- transform sounds digitally

Subject of course

  • Acousmatic - media theory about computermusic
  • Acoustic Noise & Waves - basics about acoustics
  • Pioneers, theorists and composers of electronic music: Hermann von Helmholtz, Gottfried Michael Koenig, John Cage, Anestis Logothetis, Iannis Xenakis, Marshall McLuhan
  • research: Music Information Retrieval, Beat Detection, Pitch Dedection, Wave Field Synthesis, Voice Recognition, Physical Modelling
  • Notation of computermusic with acousmographs
  • Analog programming sound synthesis technique: modulation synthesis, additive & subtractive synthesis
  • FFT Synthesis and FFT audio applications

Teaching methods

The script is in mind-map for individual use and extension.

ex-cathedra teaching of facts

presenting individuall presentations

given tasks to solve during the working hours of the course

Mode of examination

Written and oral



Course dates

Wed13:00 - 15:0003.03.2021 - 26.05.2021 Electroacoustic Music 2
Electroacoustic Music 2 - Single appointments
Wed03.03.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed10.03.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed17.03.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed14.04.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed21.04.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed28.04.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed05.05.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed12.05.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed19.05.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2
Wed26.05.202113:00 - 15:00 Electroacoustic Music 2

Examination modalities

* recapitulation of facts

* control of segmented tasks

* presentations

* transfer a playing sequence and a sound collage with digital transformations

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
22.02.2021 12:00 03.03.2021 22:00 12.05.2021 23:00

Registration modalities

The number of attendants is restricted to 15. If there are more than 15 applicants it is only possible to take part if anotherone gets off. With personal signature at the info meeting on the beginning of the first lecture your registration is complete.


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 532 Media Informatics and Visual Computing STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
045 006 Digital Skills STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

a. Interest in the implementation of technical and artistic content.
b. Willingness to consider reflective music.
c. Primacy of the ear over the eye.
d. Openness to new unheard sounds - apart from the mainstream.


  • Attendance Required!