University of California, Irvine

Music 230

Time Structure in Music
[and other time-based art forms]





For April 10, 2006

Read "The Problem of Temporal Experience", chapter 1 of On the Experience of Time by Robert Ornstein.

Read "Time Scales of Music", chapter 1 or Microsound by Curtis Roads.

For April 17, 2006

Read pp. 3-43 of "Lectures on the Consciousness of Internal Time from 1905" from On the Phenomenology of the Consciousness of Internal Time by Edmund Husserl.

For April 24, 2006

Read " time passes..." by Karlheinz Stockhausen, from Die Reihe No. 3.

Read "The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information" by George A. Miller.

Devise a short musical etude on some specific point of interest from the readings on time.

For May 1, 2006

Catch up on all previous assignments.

Come to class prepared to discuss your ideas for your own research project on a specific topic in musical time structure.




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Christopher Dobrian