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Development of computer-based electronic music production skills and techniques using industry-standard software and equipment.
Ableton Live software is used to create, record, produce and perform music. Learn about both the linear and improvisational methods of producing electronic music in Ableton Live. This paper provides you with the knowledge to discover your own sound and develop it into a recognisable style.
|Paper title||Electronic Music Production (Advanced)|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,110.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- MUSI 132 and 18 200-level points
- MUSI 233
- Students who have not taken MUSI132 should demonstrate prior knowledge of Logic, Pro-Tools or Ableton before commencing the paper. Contact lecturer Mr David Harrison (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange a demonstration.
- More information link
- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator and Teaching Staff: Mr David Harrison
- Paper Structure
This paper covers Music Technology, Computer Based Production and Communication.
- Teaching Arrangements
- One 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour Music Computer Lab class per week.
Please contact the School of Performing Arts (email@example.com) office for information on required readings.
- Course outline
Please contact the School of Performing Arts (firstname.lastname@example.org) office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Communication, Information literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
At both 200- and 300-level, students will learn skills in music sequencing and an understanding of modern sound creation and programming concepts. Furthermore, participants will understand the application of essential electronic music production concepts and skills. This will result in producing a release ready three-track EP with artwork, a ten minute presentation on a topic of your choice within the field of music production and an accompanying portfolio essay. At 300-level only, pedagogical approaches to electronic music research will be discussed in the form of an extended essay.
The paper is focused on the student's artistic identity as an electronic music producer.