VPMC97H3 Music, Technologies, Media

An exploration of music's relationships to media and technology, and how these shape musical practices, consumption, and understanding in historical and contemporary contexts. Topics include music printing, music journalism, development of acoustic, mechanical, and electronic instruments, the recording industry, radio, electroacoustic and computer composition, and digital dissemination via the internet.

Prerequisite: 

ACMB01H3 and [[2.0 credits at the B-level in VPM courses] or [2.0 credits at the B-level in MDS courses]]

Breadth Requirements: 
History, Philosophy & Cultural Studies
Note: 

No specialist knowledge in music or media studies required.