Introduction to Studio Recording
|171ZPS||Z||2||1 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 16 to 21 hours of self-study||English, Czech||winter and summer|
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student is able to practically apply the knowledge of the recording process that he/she has acquired, and to particularly understand the profession of recording direction through recording music. The theoretical knowledge is practically applied to their own project and can be further developed in other professional practice.
Mode of study
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.
The aim of the course is to acquire a theoretical knowledge of the recording process and an awareness of the various skills of the members of the recording team, with a focus on active involvement in the field of recording direction. The ability to rehearse the assigned repertoire for the needs of recording, to communicate with performers, the ability to lead recording sessions and to participate in post-production.
Course Content Summary:
Participation through listening during the instruction of the Sound Design programme. Students will gain an awareness of the demands placed on the music and sound engineering team throughout the recording process. Composition students will be given preference for placement on recording teams when recording Department of Composition concerts in collaboration with students of the Department of Sound Design. Active participation is expected in the form of a listening session with the possibility of discussion leading to the realisation of one's own project.
Various types of productions are regularly included - mostly solo performances or chamber music, but also orchestral projects. Both studio recording and live recording are undertaken.
The course can be enrolled in repeatedly.
Recommended or required reading
KING, Richard. Recording Orchestra and other Classical Music Ensembles. 1. vyd. New York: Routledge, Tylor &Francis Group, 2017. ISBN 978-1-138-85454-3
KATZ, Bob. Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science. Canada, Focal Press. 2002, 319 s.ISBN: 0-240-80545-3
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit examination is awarded on the basis of the completion of an assigned task, which constitutes the direction of a musical performance during the recording of a self-produced work, or during the live recording of a concert produced by the Department of Composition. The evaluated performance of recording direction consists of preparing, recording and managing the post-production of the recording within the specified timeframe.
Minimum attendance required: 60 %.
Course may be repeated
Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:
Učebna Zvukové studio
|Date||Day||Time||Tutor||Location||Notes||No. of paralel|
|Tue||09:00–12:00||Sylva STEJSKALOVÁ||Učebna Zvukové studio
Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Composition-Specialization electroacoustic music (Mg) (required optional subject)
- Composition-Specialization Film Music (Mg) (required optional subject)
- Composition (Bc) (required optional subject)
- Composition (Bc) from 2022/23 (required optional subject)
- Composition (Mg) from 2022/23 (required optional subject)
- Composition-Specialization Composition (Mg) (required optional subject)