Aesthetics of Recorded Sound 1

Course Code: MEP 3050

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This is an advanced listening and technical ear training course designed for the musician who wishes to improve their awareness of recorded sound. Analysis of a diverse array of recordings is undertaken to enhance the student's ability to identify the production techniques employed to communicate an emotion. Through the development of technical vocabulary and graphical techniques, students will refine the ability to communicate their artistic vision and aesthetic observations. Discussion topics will include spatial attributes, spectral qualities, perspective, and stereo microphone techniques.