Music and Sound Production 1

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Music and Sound Production 1

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA), Music Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit introduces students to the fundamentals principles of music and sound production through a mix of theory and practice. Students gain an understanding of sound recording, sound production and live sound reinforcement and develop listening skills essential for music and sound production.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Apply fundamental principles of acoustics and acoustic technology in music and sound creation, production and presentation.
    2. Appraise musical repertoire, music styles and modes of production and evaluate and critique music works.
    3. Record sound using common audio technology and a variety of microphone techniques.
    4. Accurately document and effectively communicate details of the production process.

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