MUSI 795 (05) - Special Studies


Durham   Liberal Arts :: Music
Online Course Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 14600
A) J.S. Bach, B) Franz Schubert, C) Debussy and Ravel, D) the world of jazz, E) piano literature, F) 19th century French music, G) advanced analysis, H) advanced study in electronic music, I) composition through computer-generated sound, J) woodwind literature, K) brass literature, L) string literature, M) medieval performance practice, N) renaissance performance practice, O) baroque performance practice, P) classical performance practice, Q) 19th century performance practice, R) 20th century performance practice, S) woodwind repair, T) string repair, U) advanced jazz improvisation, V) advanced piano pedagogy, W) advanced accompanying, X) advanced conducting, Y) independent study. May be repeated for credit with permission.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Equivalent(s): MUSI 795W
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Christopher Klaxton

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

Course aims to provide an introductory understanding of Digital Audio Workstations, MIDI, microphones and their usage, recording live sound, introductory overview of film scoring, audio effects, and mixing audio utilizing equalization and panning.

Using (and Apple Logic for final film project), MIDI input and recorded live sounds, students will produce several pieces of music, including an original score for a short film clip. Students are expected to further these productions on a weekly basis, discuss their progress with teacher as well as other students, and will be expected to work with course materials in their own space as well as in PCAC music tech lab if necessary. Class will engage in weekly discussion posts regarding an album, song, or film.