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12360 : Introduction to Video Game Music Studies

Description: This course will offer an overview of current studies in video game music, a relatively new and interdisciplinary academic field. Through reading, listening, and playing, students will explore how and why music is incorporated into video games, as well as the relationship between games and other kinds of musical multimedia. Students will also have the opportunity to compose their own music. No background in music is required.

Instructor(s): Julianne Grasso

Offered: Winter 2020

Category: Theory

Cluster(s): Games, Electronic Music