Fundamentals of Sound Technology for Musicians

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
171ZZTH ZK 1 1T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Ondřej URBAN

Name of lecturer(s)

Ondřej URBAN

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student can link standard devices of electroacoustic chain together and he can prepare it to recording. He has an understanding of basic terms of sound technology.

Mode of study

Interactive instruction

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic knowledge of mathematics and physics.

Course contents

Basic types and features of microphons. Mixing consoles, their conception and features. Amplifiers, corectors and indicators.

Analogue recording, principles and features, reel tapes, reel-to-reel tape recorders.

Digital recording, principles, features, DAT tapes and recorders.

Record, CD, principles of recording and features.

Hard disc recording, digital sound processors.

Basic sorts of loudspeakers, their features, configurations and systems, headphones.

Sorts and equipment of recording studio.

Sorts and equipment of main room.

Technology and strategy of recording of music.

Recommended or required reading

Vlachý, Václav: Praxe zvukové techniky, Muzikus 1995

Assessment methods and criteria

Lecture participation



Further information

This course is an elective for all students of this school

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room 2057
Učebna 2057

(Lichenštejnský palác)
(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 08:40–10:10 Ondřej URBAN Učebna 2057
Lichenštejnský palác
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans