Description - Computers in Music Education by Andrew R. Brown
Computers in Music Education addresses the question of how computer technologies might best assist music education. For current and preservice music teachers and designed as a development tool, reference resource, and basic teaching text, it addresses pedagogical issues and the use of computers to aid production and presentation of students' musical works. Written by a music educator and digital media specialist, it cuts through the jargon to present a concise, easy-to-digest overview of the field, covering: * notation software * MIDI sound creation * downloading music * posting personal MP3s for mass distribution. While there are many more technical books, few offer a comprehensive, understandable overview of the field. Computers in Music Education is an important text for the growing number of courses in this area.
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(254mm x 178mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Andrew R. Brown
Andrew Brown is Program Manager for Digital Media and a lecturer in computer music at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. He previously taught music education at the University of Melbourne. He is President of the Australasian Computer Music Association, and has served as an educational consultant to The Learning Federation for the development of online materials to teach creativity. He is also a performer and composer of electronic music.