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Music Production and Recording Practice I MPR541


Course description for study year 2021-2022. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts
Course code

MPR541

Version

1

Credits (ECTS)

15

Semester tution start

Autumn

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Autumn

Language of instruction

English, Norwegian

Offered by

Faculty of Performing Arts, Faculty of Performing Arts

Learning outcome

Students completing MPR541: Music Production and Recording Practice I  will have gained a variety of practical experience and advanced knowledge of music production and recording, enabling them to enhance their professional careers.

Knowledge and understanding: 

  • Students will possess knowledge of artistic practice, concept development and project management in relation to music production and recording.
  • Students can understand and can reflect upon artistic practice, concept development and project management, and can identify artistic and technical challenges in relation to music production and recording.

Skills

  • Students will master music production-related methods, tools and modes of expression, and general skills relating to professional practices within music production and recording.
  • Students will evaluate and choose between the discipline's methods and tools, and propose new expressions and solution models based on artistic aesthetics.
  • Student can communicate and discuss issues relating to music production and recording.

Competencies

  • Students can manage complex situations that require creative solutions or modes of expression.
  • Students will take independent responsibility for their own professional development. . 
Content
This course enhances music production and recordings skills and experience using practical projects and exercises. Students participate in group projects, as well as other assigned recordings.In addition to their own projects, students will work with a wide variety of concert and studio recordings, including classical, jazz, and other styles of music. 
Required prerequisite knowledge
Bachelors degree and previous experience with music and recording
Recommended prerequisites
Previous experience with digital audio workstation software
Exam
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Portfolio of completed recordings and project reports at the end of the semester 1/1 A - F

Students are required to deliver a portfolio of their completed recordings and project reports at the end of the semester.

Coursework requirements
Students are required to attend lectures, participate in ongoing classroom discussions, and complete a research project in the subject. Students are required to actively practice their music production and recording techniques by working with self-selected and assigned projects.
Course teacher(s)
Course coordinator: Mark William Drews
Course coordinator: Zachary James Bresler
Programme coordinator: Lena Crosby Haug
Method of work
Guided and independent production and recording of concert and studio performances
Open for
Graduate studies in Music Production and Recording
Course assessment
Students are required to deliver a portfolio of their completed recordings and project reports at the end of each semester with A-F grading of combined portfolio of recordings and project reports.
Literature
The syllabus can be found in Leganto