Assistive Music Technology for the Visually Impaired

Course Number
MTH-111
Description

This course teaches assistive music technologies that allow musicians with visual impairment to effectively communicate with other sighted musicians. The course explores Braille music and the basic elements and concepts of music through reading, listening, writing, and playing assignments. The course also explores notation and digital audio production through a number of projects. The projects include creating a lead sheet, a chart for the rhythm section and a lead line with Sibelius, and producing a musical arrangement and a podcast using Sonar.

 

Credits
2
Prerequisites
Placement
Required Of
None
Electable By
None
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston
Department
MTHE
Course Chair
Joy Allen

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