Course Description

Sound in Time, MUS 5

An examination and exploration of the art and science of music making. Topics include acoustics, improvisation, composition, electronic and popular forms. THere will be required listening, reading and creative assignments. No previous musical background required.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC San Diego, MUS

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: AH

UC Irvine:
General Education: IV - Arts and Humanities

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Visual and Performance Analysis

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your adivsor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - Fine Arts; ERC completes fine arts; TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Sixth - 4 units towards Art Making, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Arts; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS; ERC -fine arts
Major Requirement: Interdisciplinary Computer and the Arts (ICAM) Major Beginning Practice Elective; Music Minor Lower Division Elective

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible Area F after petition
Major Preparation: Likely applicable to one of the required lower-division performance courses for the BA Music Majors (Three courses from: Music 8, 20-33, 88, A34 through A70AA-ZZ*)

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: IM

Course Creator

Shlomo Dubnov
Shlomo Dubnov graduated from the Jerusalem Music Academy in composition and holds a doctorate in computer science from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is a graduate of the prestigious IDF Talpiot program. Prior to joining UC San Diego, he served as a researcher at the world-renowned Institute for Research and Coordination of Acoustics and Music (IRCAM), in Paris, and later headed the multimedia track for the Department of Communication Systems Engineering at Ben-Gurion University, in Israel. Dr. Dubnov conducted numerous research projects on advanced audio processing and retrieval, computer generated music, and other multimedia applications. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Secretary of IEEE's Technical Committee on Computer Generated Music. Dr. Dubnov is currently Director of the Center for Research in Entertainment and Learning at UC San Diego's research center, CALIT2, and teaches in the Music and Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts programs. Shlomo Dubnov graduated from the Jerusalem Music Academy in composition and holds a doctorate in computer science from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is a graduate of the prestigious IDF Talpiot program. Prior to joining UC San Diego, he served as a researcher at the world-renowned Institute for Research and Coordination of Acoustics and Music (IRCAM), in Paris, and later headed the ...

Shlomo Dubnov graduated from the Jerusalem Music Academy in composition and holds a doctorate in computer science from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He is a graduate of the prestigious IDF Talpiot program. Prior to joining UC San Diego, he served as a researcher at the world-renowned Institute for Research and Coordination of Acoustics and Music (IRCAM), in Paris, and later headed the multimedia track for the Department of Communication Systems Engineering at Ben-Gurion University, in Israel. Dr. Dubnov conducted numerous research projects on advanced audio processing and retrieval, computer generated music, and other multimedia applications. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Secretary of IEEE's Technical Committee on Computer Generated Music. Dr. Dubnov is currently Director of the Center for Research in Entertainment and Learning at UC San Diego's research center, CALIT2, and teaches in the Music and Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts programs.

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