Course Title: Manage production of sound recordings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6104

Course Title: Manage production of sound recordings

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

PERF5074C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

In this course you will learn specific skills related to live recording of improvised music in small to mid-sized venues. You will also liaison with artist(s) and conduct pre-production planning as well as the mixing of live recordings (in stereo).


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

none



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU602A Manage production of sound recordings

Elements:

1 Clarify Sound-recording brief

2 Organise resources

3 Prepare for production of sound recordings

4 Manage recording sessions

5 Maintain effective communication with production staff & artists

6 Manage post-production

7 Evaluate production of sound recordings


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit you will have achieved the skills and knowledge required to: plan and carry out live recordings with small ensembles and mix them in stereo; produce a Red Book Master CD-DA and have observed the mastering process by a professional mastering engineer.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include research and liaise with artist(s) prior to recording, taking part in the live recording at a nominated venue, mixing the recording in stereo to industry standards, attend a mastering session of the mixed audio.