Fundamentals of Sound Technology for Musicians
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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
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basic knowledge of mathematics and physics.
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
This course is an elective for all students of this school
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared