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Music: Books

Starting points for research in music

ICIT Books

This page has many different books, both classic and newly written, that might be of interest to those in the ICIT program. It is divided into three different sections: Improvisation; Composition / Writings by Composers; and Music Technology. Additionally, the column on the right side of the page gives suggestions on how to locate additional books on a similar topic here at UCI.

Improvisation Books

Composition / Writings by Composers

Music Technology Books

Center for Interesting Noises

In the spring of 2016 Music and Drama jointly sponsored the Center for Interesting Noises, a Symposium on Multi-Channel Sound. The bibliography of books related to this subject included materials on Sound Art and Sound Installations, Audio Technology, Music Composition and Technology, Video Game Music and Technology, and Film Music. Some of the materials might also be of interest to the ICIT program. View these materials.