• Music of Sounds

    3 Lessonsin

    In this project you will: Be introduced to sound-based music. Begin to develop your listening skills. Start to explore the ways in which you can transform and control sound. Learn how composers create compositions using recorded sound.

  • Noise & Glitch

    6 Lessonsin

    In this project you will: Explore the world of unwanted sounds. Learn about noise, glitch and feedback. Be introduced to the idea of noise music and work towards creating your own piece. This project questions what noise is and if sounds still remain noises when we use them in music? This project contains the following […]

  • Manipulated Sounds

    19 Lessonsin

  • Generated Sounds

    22 Lessonsin

  • Real World Sounds

    18 Lessons

  • Listen

    23 Lessonsin

    Develop your skills in listening through the guided listening exercises in the Listening Room, and test your skills in the listening challenges. Discover the diverse range of musical styles within sound based music and use these to inspire your own imagination. Learn how composers connect their knowledge of sounds with their imagination to create new […]

  • Learn

    13 Lessonsin

    Discover the exciting world of sound based music. Learn how recording technology revolutionised music and allowed composers to explore all sounds, not just those made by musical instruments. Find out about how sounds work, and what gives them their own unique characteristics. And explore the different ways in which composers select and use sounds to […]

  • Create

    17 Lessonsin

    Get to grips with the possibilities of sound transformation and learn how to use the Compose with Sounds software to create your very own pieces. There are a range of compositional challenges and exercises to help fire your imagination, along with hints and tips to help you convert your explorations of sound into musical works […]