Music production I: Fundamental for recording

Course Information
TitleΜουσική παραγωγή I: Βασικές αρχές ηχογράφησης / Music production I: Fundamental for recording
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013928

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses535
Music CompositionElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Before the completion of this course each student: 1) Should be able to understand and display knowledge on sound technology systems, and audio recording devices and techniques. 2) Should be able to display practical skills in sound recording of musical instruments 3) Must carry out a record of a musical performance himself.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Topical outline of the course: 1. Electroacoustic recording devices 2. Sound recording systems 3. Sound recording techniques 4. Audio processing software 5. Sound recording in the concert hall 6. Sound recording in the recording studio 7. Basics of digital sound processing
Musical instruments, sound recording, music production
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Both instruction and students’ practice are conducted in a fully-equipped recording studio with full facilities for audio recording (microphones, sound console, desktop audio systems etc.).
Course Organization
Reading Assigment170.6
Written assigments321.1
Student Assessment
Students' assessment is performed gradually during the semester in three stages, after the completion of three corresponding lab projects. At the end of the semester an additional oral examination is performed where students are required to answer a number of questions on theoretical topics and demonstrate practical skills on sound recording.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Hurtig, Brent., Sharp, J. D. (1988). Multi-track recording for musicians.GPI Publications ; Alfred Pub. Co. 2. Ballou, Glen. (1991). Handbook for sound engineers: the new audio cyclopedia Howard W. Sams & Co.
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