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Music Technology

Music Technology terms and concepts
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 13h 35m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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This class is an introductory survey of the fundamental aspects of music technology as it relates to music composition, performance, analysis, teaching, and research. Skills and concepts learned in this course will provide a foundation and basic understanding of music technology necessary for application in other courses of the music curriculum (i.e. theory, history, performance, and music education). This course provides a basic overview of digital audio, computer-generated notation, and MIDI. Ultimately, they will investigate how technology enhancements offer musicians ways to create music in more meaningful and musical ways.
Learning Goals and Objectives:
This course is designed to meet the following goals:
• provide a conceptual overview of music technology.
• give a broad perspective of the many ways technology is used in music applications
• provide basic skills in music technology for use with music software applications, such as music writing, recording, computer-assisted instruction, and MIDI.
• provide basic skills and concepts for using Internet music resources and communicating via the Internet This course has the following objectives:
• To understand and articulate fundamental issues underlying the use of technology in music
• To perform drill tasks with computer-assisted instruction
Topic Schedule:
· Course introduction
· Acoustic properties of sound
· Microphone
· Digital audio theory
· Connectors and cables
· Audio file formats
· The mixing console
· Introduction to MIDI
· Intro to the digital audio workstation DAW (Logic X Pro, ProTools, FL Studio, Reason etc)
· Dynamic processors
· Time-based effects

You will learn

✓ Acoustic properties of sound, The Microphone, Digital audio theory, Connectors and cables, Audio file formats
✓ The mixing console, Introduction to MIDI, Intro to DAW, Dynamic processors and Time-based effects


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This course is for

• Students interested in learning about Music and Technology, future sound engineers and producers
Music Technology Instructor
Jazz percussionist, composer and music producer Errol Rackipov holds a Bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and a Master’s degree from the University of Miami.
Along with his bands “Dream Hunter” and “Groove Culture” Errol Rackipov has performed throughout Europe and the United States with such greats like Terence Blanchard, Bob Moses, Herb Pomeroy, Marc Eagan, Kenny Werner, Ratzo Harris, and Paquito D’Rivera.
He has been working as a professional musician, composer and producer in various styles of music from Jazz to R&B and has participated in numerous projects throughout the world. He was also principal percussionist with “Miami Symphony Orchestra” and performed as a percussionist with “The Symphony of the Americas”, “New World Symphony”, “Boca Pops”, “Sunshine Pops”, “Palm Beach Pops” and many other Florida orchestras.
As a leader of “Errol Rackipov Group” he has released 2 albums: “Pictures from a Train Window” (First Orbit Sounds Music) and “Distant Dreams” (Origin Records/OA2 Records) which were met with a great critical acclaim by the media.
For more than 20 years Errol Rackipov was an adjunct faculty at Florida International University and Florida Memorial University and taught various classes from Evolution of Jazz and Music Appreciation to Jazz ensembles, Jazz Improvisation, Traditional Tonal Harmony, Music Technology and Music Production.
Currently Errol Rackipov is a professor at Broward College and University of Miami.
Errol Rackipov’s compositions, arrangements and transcriptions are published by King Rak Music, Inc.
Platform: Udemy
Video: 13h 35m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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