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MUST1060 - Basic Music Technology 2

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 1 weeks

Course content

The course gives an introduction to text based audio programming in Csound, and how one can use this to make digital audio effects, as well as implementing techniques for sampling, sound synthesis and analysis. Furthermore, an introduction to making plug-ins with those techniques as a starting point that can run in standard recording software (DAW) is given.

Learning outcome

The candidate should after a completed course:

  • have basic knowledge of the structure and functionality of simple digital audio effects, synthesis methods and techniques for sound analysis.
  • have knowledge of basic functionality in text based programming languages such as Csound
  • know how various sound software and controllers can communicate with each other
  • know how to structure functionality and methods in audio programming tools so that they easily can be re-used and modified

Skills:

The candidate should after a completed course

  • be able to apply basic techniques in text based audio programming
  • be able to make her/his own plug-ins with sound effects, sound analysis and synthesis using Cabbage
  • be able to compose music using her/his own digital instruments and sound effects
  • be able to reflect in writing on aesthetical and technical choices related to music productions created with the tools presented in the course

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, group instruction and exercises. Teaching is usually conducted in Norwegian, but may take place in English.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory classes
  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

One week home examination including music production, tool demonstration exercises and a written report.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Electronics (MTEL)
Electronics System Design and Innovation (MTELSYS)
Film and Video Production (BFVPROD)
Music Performance Studies (BMUSP)
Music Technology (BMUST)

Required previous knowledge

The student must have passed the exam in MUST1050 Basic Music Technology 1.The course also requires admission to the Bachelor's Programme in Music Technology. 1-2 places are reserved for students at the Bachelor's programmes in Film and Video Production or Music Perfomance Studies, or at the Master's programme in Electronic Systems Design and Innovation - Acoustics.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MUST1052 7.5 AUTUMN 2015
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Technology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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