Miksch, Bonnie, Couch III, Leon W.


'Blip, Buzz, Blurp': The Challenge of Teaching New Ways to Listen

In Proceedings of the 1999 International Computer Music Conference - Beijing: San Francisco, CA: ICMA: 515-517.

URL: http://www.computermusic.org

Language(s): English


Aural Analysis Music Education Listening Experience Electroacoustic Music


In this brief article, the authors note that the challenge of teaching new ways to listen discourages many music theory teachers from including electroacoustic music in the classroom. To address this they have devised a system that involves identifying certain fundamental parameters within electroacoustic works that will easily lead to interpretative conclusions.