Summary: Computer technology has been rapidly changing, especially when it comes to the field of music. From notation software to MIDI sound creation, from downloading music for study and enjoyment to uploading personal MP3s for distribution, computers have transformed how we perform and learn about music. Music teachers have traditionally been slow to embrace these technological advances, but that trend is changing. Computers in Music Education, written by a music educator and digital media ...show morespecialist, cuts through the jargon to present a concise, easy-to-digest overview of the field, with practical suggestions throughout. This book will help educators keep abreast of new developments in the field and provide insight on the uses of a computer as a tool for efficient music making, a medium for sound and music manipulation, and an instrument for musical expression among others. Because of the pace of technological change, the book focuses on the general principles of using computers in the music classroom rather than on the use of any particular software. Computers in Music Education will be the standard text for the growing number of courses in this area. Book jacket. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 07
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