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Industry-standard music software incorporating digital audio and sound design, sampling and sequencing, is introduced in detail. The skills taught will be of use to composers, songwriters, arrangers and those interested in music production.
This paper continues the study of technical and creative skills begun in MUSI 132. Students develop audio recording and mixing skills in a range of recording studio environments, and produce recordings as part of a major collaborative project. The paper also continues the development of live sound skills, with a focus on acoustics and performance environments. These skills are contextualised through the critical exploration of music technologies and practices, with a focus on the nature of music production work in a digital environment.
|Paper title||Music Production 2|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,092.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,692.00|
- MUSI 132 and 18 200-level points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
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- Teaching Arrangements
The paper is taught through weekly lectures and studio sessions, which include participation in supervised and self-directed recording sessions and live sound workshops.
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Course outline
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy,
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Begin to explore the recording process in the studio
- Gain an introduction to professional DAW software and studio equipment
- Have a working grasp of the production of music in the studio and will have entered into the world of scholarly research in this area