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Module Reading List

Electronic & Computer Music Contexts, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr James Mooney
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
  • Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The craft of research ISBN: 9780226065663 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780226065656 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226065650 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226065669 (pbk. : alk. paper). 3rd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.
  • Collins, Nick, Margaret Schedel, and Scott Wilson. ‘Introduction’. In Electronic Music, 1–11. Cambridge Introductions to Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013
  • Keep, Andy. “Instrumentalizing: Approaches to Improvising with Sounding Objects in Experimental Music.” In The Ashgate Research Companion to Experimental Music, edited by James Saunders, 113–29. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009.

  • Pinch, Trevor, and Frank Trocco. “Shaping the Synthesizer.” In The Sound Studies Reader, edited by Jonathan Sterne, 254–64. London: Routledge, 2012.

  • Wang, Ge. “A History of Programming and Music.” In The Cambridge Companion to Electronic Music, edited by Nick Collins and Julio d’Escrivan, 2nd ed., 58–85. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

  • Hansen, Kjetil Falkenberg. “DJs and Turntablism.” In The Cambridge Companion to Hip-Hop, edited by Justin A Williams, 42–55. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

  • Horning, Susan Schmidt. “The Sounds of Space: Studio as Instrument in the Era of High Fidelity.” In The Art of Record Production: An Introductory Reader for a New Academic Field, edited by Simon Frith and Simon Zagorski-Thomas, 29–42. Farnham, Surrey, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012.

  • Miranda, Eduardo R., and Duncan Williams. “Artificial Intelligence in Organised Sound.” Organised Sound, 20.1 (2015): 76–81.

The following is a selection of reading group texts that have been set in previous years: 

This list was last updated on 25/09/2019