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ATS2129

Faculty of Arts

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

Coordinator(s)

Mr Ben Grayson

Offered

Clayton

  • First semester 2016 (Day)

Notes

The unit has a compulsory ensemble componentensemble component (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/music/category/performance-studies/student-ensembles/). Some ensembles are subject to audition. Normally, auditions take place in Week 1 of the semester. Please see the unit guide for further information.

Synopsis

The unit consolidates intermediate skills creative music technology developed in ATS1049 Creative music technology 2. Students further develop technical skills by completing intermediate tasks focusing on production, recording and performance techniques. Students also comprehend how to manipulate live instrument and studio recordings that employ a more complicated signal flow. This prepares students for the study of further intermediate level creative music technology techniques in the next unit in the sequence, ATS2130 Creative music technology 4.

Outcomes

Upon completion of the unit, students are able to:

  1. Demonstrate an intermediate understanding of computer music programming, including automation of effects and instruments;
  2. Demonstrate an intermediate understanding of the creation of specific custom software and hardware tools;
  3. Demonstrate improved workflows in a studio situation, including signal flow, microphone placement and knowledge of appropriate music software programs;
  4. Perform and improvise using music technology in collaboration with acoustic instruments.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

ATS1049 or ATS1350
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree - Creative music technology specialisation.

Prohibitions

ATS2808