Introduction to music technology / informatics

Course Information
TitleΕισαγωγή στη μουσική τεχνολογία / πληροφορική / Introduction to music technology / informatics
CodeΤΠ1001
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600013875

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 119
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationCompulsory Course114
Music CompositionCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600188918
SectionInstructors
1. ΚΑΜΠΟΥΡΟΠΟΥΛΟΣEmilios Cambouropoulos, Anastasia Vakatari
2. ΖΑΧΑΡΑΚΗΣAsterios Zacharakis
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students completing the course successfully are expected to: • Understand fundamental concepts of music informatics • Have an introductory view of computational applications in topics such as digitial audio, sound analysis, signal processing, sound synthesis, the MIDI protocol, score editing, sequencing, multimedia in music education. • Use competently score processing programs for western and byzantine notation (Finale, Musescore, Μουσικά Κείμενα for byzantine music) • Understand digital sound representation issues and use sound analysis software (Sonic Visualiser) • Learn theoretical and practical elements of sound processing (Reaper, Audacity) • Have a basic understanding of contemporary interdisciplinary research topics that deal with the development of ‘intelligent’ music systems
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course introduces basic concepts of music technology and informatics giving emphasis in specific practical music applications. Topics such as digitial audio, sound analysis, signal processing, sound synthesis, the MIDI protocol, sequencing, multimedia in music education, are presented; additionally contemporary research topics that deal with the development of ‘intelligent’ music systems are addressed. The course introduces basic concepts of music informatics giving emphasis in specific practical music applications. Topics such as digitial audio, sound analysis, signal processing, sound synthesis, the MIDI protocol, sequencing, multimedia in music education, are presented; additionally contemporary research topics that deal with the development of ‘intelligent’ music systems are addressed. Introduction. Western music notation systems (I, II, III). Byzantine music notation software. Digital audio and sound analysis (I, II). Sound processing and editing (I, II). Sound synthesis and electroacoustic music. MIDI and sequencing. Music education multimedia applications. Computational models in music.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Description
Powerpoint and multimedia presentations, lab exercises at the Music Informatics Lab (one or two students per workstation), use of eLearning
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures782.6
Interactive Teaching in Information Center130.4
Exams30.1
practical assignment on the computer260.9
Total1204
Student Assessment
Description
A series of compulsory lab excersices (without grading) are a prerequisite for the final exam. The final exam consists of a theoretical multiple-choice test (50%) and practical evaluation test in the computer lab (50%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • practical projects using computer applications (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Διαμαντόπουλος, Τ. (2014) Η Μουσική των Υπολογιστών. Εκδοτικός Οίκος ΊΩΝ, Αθήνα. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 33153208 Κέφαλος, Β. (2019) Εφαρμοσμένη Ψηφιακή Τεχνολογία. Εκδοτικός Οίκος ΊΩΝ, Αθήνα. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 86199418
Additional bibliography for study
Κολοκυθάς, Κ. (2015) Ψηφιακά μέσα στις οπτικοακουστικές τέχνες, Κάλλιπος. https://repository.kallipos.gr/handle/11419/3489 Λώτης, Θ. και Διαμαντόπουλος Τ. (2015) Μουσική πληροφορική και μουσική με υπολογιστές, Κάλλιπος. https://repository.kallipos.gr/handle/11419/4920
Last Update
04-04-2022