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Undergraduate Course: Creative Music Technology (MUSI08057)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryCreative Music Technology takes the recording and sound processing skills already introduced to students in Sound Recording and develops these further, within a studio context, to creative ends.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Sound Recording (MUSI08054)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Recording and Backup media
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 10, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 4, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 172 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) One piece of coursework (20%); One piece of creative sound work on fixed medium, minimum length 5 minutes, and a supporting report of c.2,000 words (80%)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
+ Students will further develop their listening skills
+ Students will be able to make sound recordings in a studio setting and use such material in a creative way
+ Students will gain an understanding of a number of key sound processing techniques (using PD), and be able to develop and use such techniques within the studio
+ Students will be able to mix together and balance several layers of disparate sonic material using a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
+ Students will gain a basic understanding of electroacoustic composition techniques
Reading List
┐ Bartlett, Bruce and Jenny Bartlett. ┐Practical Recording Techniques.┐ Fourth Edition. Boston: Focal Press (2005) [TK 7881.6 Bar.]
┐ Rumsey, Francis. ┐Spatial Audio.┐ Oxford: Focal Press (2001) [TK7881.8 Rum.]
┐ Rumsey, Francis and Tim McCormick. ┐Sound and Recording: An Introduction.┐ Fifth Edition. Oxford: Focal Press (2006) [TK 7881.4 Rum]
┐ Puckette, Miller S. ┐The theory and technique of electronic music.┐ London: World Scientific (2007) [ML1380 Puc.]
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information A combination of practical sessions and seminars held in the Electroacoustic Music Studios
KeywordsMusic Technology; Electroacoustic Composition; Recording; Sound Processing
Contacts
Course organiserProf Peter Nelson
Tel: (0131 6)50 2433
Email: P.Nelson@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Noureen Ehsan
Tel: (0131 6)50 9179
Email: Noureen.Ehsan@ed.ac.uk
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