MA Electronic and Computer Music – Suggested Reading
The following texts have been taken from the reading lists for some of the core modules on the MA Electronic and Computer Music programme. You can access full reading lists for most modules the University of Leeds Library website once you have received your student username.
MUSS5632M Electronic and Computer Music Practice
- Gibbs, Tony, The Fundamentals of Sonic Art and Sound Design, Lausanne: AVA Academia; London: Thames & Hudson [distributor], 2007.
- Manzo, V. J., Max/MSP/Jitter for Music: A Practical Guide to Developing Interactive Music Systems for Education and More, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
- Russ, Martin, Sound synthesis and sampling, 3rd edition (Oxford: Focal Press, 2008).
MUSS5633M Electronic and Computer Music Contexts
- Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, The Craft of Research, 3rd edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.
- Mooney, James, ‘Technology, Process and Musical Personality in the Music of Stockhausen, Hugh Davies and Gentle Fire’, 102-15 in The Musical Legacy of Karlheinz Stockhausen: Looking Back and Forward, edited by Morag J. Grant and Imke Misch (Hofheim: Wolke, 2016).
- Nyman, Michael, Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond, 2nd edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999).
- Pinch, Trevor, and Frank Trocco, ‘The Social Construction of the Early Electronic Music Synthesizer’, 67-83 in Music and Technology in the Twentieth Century, edited by Hans-Joachim Braun (Baltimore, MD.: John Hopkins University Press, 2002).