MUS 140 - Introduction to Recording Techniques at Virginia Western Community College

Course Description

Effective: 1988-05-01

Introduces students to the theory of and practices in digital audio. Describes basic background of the history of audio, culminating with hands-on operation of a digital audio workstation (DAW). The student is not expected to have any previous musical experience.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This class introduces the student to Industry standard software and hardware: Digidesign ProTools , as well as the Macintosh operating system, used in all audio classes that utilize computers for Audio and DAWs in the MSRTC. Related equipment, including microphones, outboard processors and basic concepts in music theory and terms are covered. Studies definitions and nomenclature for equipment and terms used in the current professional environment. Intended for students who are considering a career in music recording technology and/or entering the Music Recording Technology certificate program.

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