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MUSI232 Music Technology 2

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.

Music Technology 2 continues the study of technical studio and creative skills begun in MUSI 132. Using industry-standard music software that incorporates digital audio and sound design, sampling and sequencing, students are introduced to the recording studio environment, podcasting, multimedia applications and the Internet.

Paper title Music Technology 2
Paper code MUSI232
Subject Music
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,080.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,555.35

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MUSI 132 and 18 200-level points
Schedule C
Arts and Music

Teaching staff
Paper Coordinator: Dr John Egenes
Teaching Staff: Dr John Egenes and Mike Holland.
Paper Structure

This paper covers Studio Production, Music Technology and Digital Culture. Please contact the School of Performing Arts ( office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Teaching Arrangements
One 1-hour lecture and one 2-hour Music Computer Lab class per week.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
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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

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 13:00-14:50 28-34, 36-40