Dr. Florian Hollerweger
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This course is an introduction to music recording and audio production from both a practical and a theoretical perspective. Learn about the physical nature and human perception of sound, how it is transformed to and from electrical signals by means of microphones and loudspeakers, and how it can be creatively modeled through mixing consoles, signal processors, and digital audio workstations. The course covers making informed choices about microphone selection and positioning, and various editing, mixing, and mastering techniques.
Other OCW Versions
This subject explores technologies in relation to musical analysis, composition, performance, culture, and quantitative methods. Topics vary each term.
- 21M.380 Music and Technology: Sound Design (Spring 2016)
- 21M.380 Music and Technology: Live Electronics Performance Practices (Spring 2011)
- 21M.380 Music and Technology: Algorithmic and Generative Music (Spring 2010)
- 21M.380 Music and Technology (Contemporary History and Aesthetics) (Fall 2009)