Practical in Studio 8

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171PS8 ZK 8 4T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

To independently execute a music recording; i.e. manage the recording process and demonstrate sensible collaboration with the sound director in processing and finalization of the recording as a music director. Student consolidate and develop habits; analytical listening, decisiveness, ability to clearly formulate their comments and prepare the editing plan during recording.

Mode of study

Independent music recordings in the school recording studio in collaboration with Sound Dept. students. Instrument department students are invited for the recording.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Talent. Knowledge from the previous years of study or a defined measure of practical knowledge and skills in the given study. Simutaneous completion of lectures and classes in Music Directing is necessary.

Course contents

Music directing collaborate with Sound design students on executing their own, independent music recording. Together they record and edit at least two different music recording and bring them to their final form. Students actively take part in the creation of the recording sound concept and the final recording adjustments (artificial reverb,sound correction, etc). They record compositions for varous larger chamber groups from all style periods. Students are introduced to issues in recording historical and contemporary msuic. In the recording an emphasis is place on the ability to list to the current recording take and sensibly react with subjective comments. Students are guided to be able, during recording, to prepare a outline editing plan. This requires a good overview of the quality of the recorded material.

Recommended or required reading

Recorded music notation material.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on these criteria:

  1. General start in the recording process (ex: bearing in the text notation, substance and sense of commentary on musician performance, speed of decision, management of the recording log and preparation of the editing plan).
  2. General start in processing the recording material (overview of the recording take quality, ability to judge the quality of an edit, ability to judge the necessary measure of final sound adjustments of the recording).



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