VIC470H1: Soundscapes

Hours: 
24S

This course surveys the growth of the field of Acoustic Ecology and the aesthetic, political, and ethical questions it engages. Students learn about creative and musical practices associated with this new attention to sound, and they gain experience with the practice of field recording and sonic-environmental sampling. The course culminates with a final Soundscape composition or creative mapping project. No previous experience in sound recording or composition required.

Prerequisite: 

Completion of 9.0 FCE

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)