In this unit of study students will be introduced to a range of audio technologies and gain a basic proficiency in sound recording, editing and mixing. Students will experience working in the Conservatorium sound studios, and learn how to make good quality recordings with portable recording devices. This unit of study also examines microphone design, stereo microphone techniques, mixing console operation and digital audio recording. Students will experience prac-based recording sessions to gain a comprehensive understanding of the recording technology on offer at the Sydney Conservatorium.
1 hr lect/wk, 1 hr lab class/wk
Stereo Recording (60%), Online Quiz (30%), Participation (10%)
Modern Recording Techniques 8th Ed, D. M. Huber, R.E. Runstein, Focal Press, 2013.
Jazz students should have completed Jazz Performance 6 before enroling in this unit of study.