Music Technology 2

University of Otago

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Music Technology 2

  • Host University

    University of Otago

  • Location

    Dunedin, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Music Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MUSI 132 or MUSI 133

  • 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

    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.

    Learning Outcomes
    -Students begin to explore the recording process in the studio
    -Students gain an introduction to professional DAW software and studio equipment
    -Successful students will 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

    Course Structure
    Please contact the Department of Music's office for a copy of the most recent course profile.

    Text books are not required for this paper.

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