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CMPN2007: Sound Recording Advanced

2021 unit information

This unit follows on from Sound Recording Fundamentals with a variety of both theoretical and practical applications and aesthetics within the studio-based recording environment. Additional topics include frequency response/spectral range and shaping, dynamic range (to compress, or not to compress), DSP functionaility in pre- and post- production and analysis of audio mixdowns and concurrent mixing techniques.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Composition and Music Technology

Code CMPN2007
Academic unit Composition and Music Technology
Credit points 3
CMPN2006 or CMPN1014
Assumed knowledge:
Proficiency in an industry standard DAW and the ability to understand basic microphone and recording techniques.

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. use equipment commonly found in the recording studio
  • LO2. demonstrate awareness of best sector practices within the context of the professional audio recording industry
  • LO3. develop skills to effectively use microphones and recording devices to record solo instruments and ensembles
  • LO4. develop organisational skills and learn to communicate effectively with the people involved in the recording process such as musicians, conductors, managers, etc.
  • LO5. edit and produce recordings using industry-standard software
  • LO6. develop the capacity to think creatively about the recording process.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Sydney

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