Week 3:Trevor Wishart: Beyond the Pitch/Duration ParadigmRoger Smalley: Spectromorphology (explaining sound shapes)Presentations: Talia Raso (Wishart)
Week 4:Jordan Peterson: Music and the Patterns of the Mind and World (5:20-38:00)Michel Chion: Three Listening ModesPresentations: Dave Coen (Peterson) & Blaise Adamson (Chion)
Week 6:Tom Wolfe: Extracts from 'The Painted Word'
Ciarán Maher: James Tenney on Intention, Harmony and Phenomenology
- Semester Break -
Moulton Laboratories: The Microphone vs The Ear (p. 1-6)
Lawrence Phelps: Pipe Organ 101
Presentations: Connor McCloud-Gibson (Smalley), Andrew Godard (Wolfe) & Matt Greenwood (Maher)[All do blog posts on Moulton Labs reading]
Trevor Wishart: Sound Landscape pp. 129-134 AND 146-159
Presentations: Gillian Lever (Wishart)
Roger Shepard & Daniel Levitin: Cognitive Psychology and Music
Ola Stockfelt: Adequate modes of listening
Amy Devitt: Extracts from 'Writing Genres - Chapter 1: A Theory of Genre'
Kane Brian: Pierre Schaeffer, the Sound Object, and the Acousmatic Reduction (pp. 15-30)
Presentations: Andrew Woodgate (Shepard/Levitin), Matthew Connolly (Stockfelt), Sara Retallick (Devitt) & Joshua Peters (Brian)
Week 10:Christopher Ballantine: Charles Ives and the Meaning of Quotation in Music (Sections I, II & IV)
John H. Brown: Mondrian's Balance
Presentations: Darcy Wedd (Brown) & Ash Bartholemew (Ballantine)
Week 11:Helmut Lachenmann: The Beautiful in Music Today
Marcus Boon: The Drone
Joni Roome & Jonah Weiner: Two articles on 'The Changing Face of Hip Hop'
Presentations: Keith Clancy (Lachenmann), Kiah Atkinson (Boon) & Tara Milenkovic (Roome & Weiner)