Electronic music school : a contemporary approach to teaching musical creativity /

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Oxford University Press,, New York, NY, United States, p.1 online resource (xxvi, 291 pages) : (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst00872276, (OCoLC)fst00907367, Computer music, Electronic music, fast, Instruction and study.


Part I: What You Need to Start Your Own Electronic Music School -- 1. Toward a Creative Music Curriculum -- 2. An Art Class for Music -- 3. Understanding What a School Really Wants -- 4. Tech You Will Need for Your Program -- 5. Ableton Live and Push -- Part II: Creative Electronic Music Projects for the Masses -- 6. Designing Creative Music Projects -- 7. Teaching Recording and Sampling with Audio Projects -- 8. Teaching Songwriting with MIDI Projects -- 9. Teaching Creativity with Outside-​the-​Box Projects -- 10. Common Issues in Music Lab Lessons -- 11. Assessing Music Lab Projects -- 12. Future-​proofing the Electronic Music School -- Part III: Community Music Culture and Extracurriculars -- 13. Live Performing and Afterschool Groups -- 14. Understanding Student-​Led Groups -- 15. Virtual Electronic Music School -- 16. A Rising Tide"This book is a practical blueprint for teachers wanting to begin teaching project-based music technology, production and songwriting to secondary and college-age students. We hope to inspire teachers to expand beyond the usual ensemble offerings to create a culture of unique creativity at their school. The book will primarily draw upon the authors' experiences developing and implementing the music technology program at Lebanon High School, one of the nation's largest secondary-level programs, and courses at New York University and Montclair State University. While the lesson templates can be used with any hardware and software setup, the book uses the popular digital audio workstation Ableton Live for specific examples and screenshots"--Includes bibliographical references and index.Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 27, 2021).