6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
- Second semester 2017 (Day)
- 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.
- Students who fail this unit will need permission from the unit coordinator in order to repeat the unit.
The unit consolidates and extends fundamental skills in creative music technology developed in ATS1048 Creative music technology 1. Students further develop technical skills by completing tasks with computers, synthesizers, and audio recording equipment in a live performance and studio settings. Students also apply conceptual ideas concerning the use of music technology to performance or recorded works, and this prepares them for the study of intermediate level creative music technology techniques in the next unit in the sequence, ATS2129 Creative music technology 3.
Upon completion of the unit, students are able to:
- Demonstrate fundamental conventions of computer recording and music programming, including mixing and mastering, beyond the foundational level attained after completing ATS1048 Creative music technology 1;
- Demonstrate knowledge of sound synthesis, beyond the foundational level attained after completing ATS1048 Creative music technology 1;
- Demonstrate knowledge of audio signal flow in a large studio situation, beyond the foundational level attained after completing ATS1048 Creative music technology 1;
- Demonstrate musicianship through conceptual performance and improvisation utilising music technology;
- Demonstrate knowledge of relevant repertoire and music technology genres through programming compositions beyond the foundational level attained after completing ATS1048 Creative music technology 1.
Within semester assessment: 100%
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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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
ATS1048 OR ATS1349
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree - Creative music technology or Ethnomusicology and musicology specialisations.