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The following are courses that Toby Mountain designed as part of the Music Technology curriculum at College of the Holy Cross in Worester, MA.
 
Course #1   Digital Media for Musicians
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Music 161 — Explores the role of digital media in the world of music and teaches how digital tools are utilized by the contemporary composer. Students get “hands-on” experience with digital audio, MIDI, the internet, and a host of computer applications (Garageband, ProTools, Logic Pro, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Dreamweaver) that are essential for the aspiring musician. One unit.
   
 
Course #2   Advanced Digital Media
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Music 261 - Second part of a two course sequence focusing on music creation using the latest digital technology, including hard disk recording, editing, mixing, and digital signal processing. Listening and analysis of historical music compositions and recordings from the Twentieth Century which utilize both analog and digital technology. One unit.
   
 
Course #3   The Business of Music
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Music 163 - Examination the aesthetic, economic and social structures that surround the core relationship between artist and audience. Topics include music publishing, recording, artist contracts, copyright, music performance, and the impact of new technologies, such as the Internet. One unit.
 
Course #4   American Popular Song - Pop Music from 1950-90
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Music 142 - An historical survey of post World War II popular music from 1950-1990. Special focus on how rock music and the LP evolved from all the various popular music genres of jazz, blues, folk and gospel. One unit.

 
Course #5   The History of Jazz
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Music 150 - An historical survey of American Jazz during the Twentieth Century. We will cover the roots and major styles of jazz chronologically, focusing on eight main periods: Roots of Jazz, Early Jazz, The Swing Era, Bebop, the Fifties, the Sixties, Jazz Fusion, and Jazz since the Eighties. One unit.
 
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