STC/MUS 204: Musical Instruments, Sound, Perception, and Creativity

STC 204

STC/MUS 204: Musical instruments reside at the intersection of varied topics: sound, perception, embodiment, music theory, social values, and more; how has their design influenced the development of music and how might they be reinvented to spur new ideas? We will explore these questions through readings, listening, analysis, labs, and composition. Specific topics include: harmony and the keyboard; tuning and temperament; preparing the piano, digital and analog. More generally, we will consider the productive tension between qualitative and quantitative understandings of musical concepts. STC 204 is offered in the fall semester only.

Read more about STC/MUS 204 on the Princeton University website.

Course Faculty:

Daniel Trueman
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