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Field Recording
MUSC 226
Fall 2023
Section: 01  

Behind every sound we hear while listening to music, watching television, playing games, or browsing the internet, an incredible amount of thought went into how to best capture and reproduce it. There are so many amazing sounds, and having the skillful ingenuity to capture those moments, often outside the convenience of a studio, is key to ensuring the ephemeral sonic elements in our world are incorporated into the lives of anyone who wants to listen. The practices discussed in this course will be focused on both the flexibility and practical considerations of creating from a home studio in the 21st century, and framed to fit a range of artistic and professional endeavors such as album production, broadcasting, ethnographic documentation, and sound recording for visual media. This course will illuminate every step of that process, from choosing equipment for making a particular recording, to editing, cleaning up, and mastering the deliverable result, while also touching on specific historical and technical elements of recording technology. By the conclusion of this course, students will have the foundations to share the sounds they hear--in the way they want them to be heard--with the world.
Credit: .5 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA DDC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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