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Studies in metamusical methods for sound and image composition

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 December 1996

Australian Centre for the Arts and Technology (ACAT), Institute of the Arts, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. E-mail:


A course in Design Structures is discussed. In this course students learn a multi-faceted approach to exploring mathematical and iterative ideas using sonification and visualisation techniques for their own compositional explorations. These ideas are discussed in relation to philosophy, history, technology, scientific paradigms, and cultural context. Some resulting student work is demonstrated.

Research Article
© 1996 Cambridge University Press

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