An introduction to the technology of music, including computers and music software, sequencing, editing and recording techniques.
An introduction to essential technological skills and concepts for all musicians or music enthusiasts (no prior musical knowledge is assumed or required).
The paper introduces students to a range of music hardware and software, and develops skills in sequencing, mixing, audio recording and live sound. The paper also introduces students to the critical examination of the technology of music, examining the significance of recent and historical developments from a range of perspectives. The paper is taught through weekly lectures and computer lab sessions, which include attendance at studio sessions and live sound workshops.
|Paper title||Music Production 1|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
Semester 2 (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,092.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,692.00|
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
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- Teaching Arrangements
- Lectures are in University lecture theatres for one hour. All other classes are held in the Music Computer Lab, and students are streamed into one tutorial per week.
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Course outline
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Be introduced to DAW (digital audio workstation) software, with an emphasis upon research and the gathering of scholarly information and resources
- Learn terminology of music technology, along with basic editing, mixing and production approaches and techniques
- Have a strong technical and theoretical foundation on which to build future studio production research and technique