Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Oct 28, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 178 - Advanced Applications in Music Technology

A projects-oriented multilevel course studying computer-based sequencing, digital audio recording, sound design, and music notation, as well as multimedia and Internet music applications. Students are required to compose/arrange musical compositions and demonstrate proficiency in computer music applications, MIDI, and multi-track recording. PREREQUISITE(S): MUSC 174  or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly MU 129.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Explain the concept of MIDI and describe advanced configurations and scenarios
  • Create or arrange large multitrack music compositions utilizing industry standard sequencing software
  • Explain the concept of sound design and create sounds utilizing wave forms, filters, signal processing, and sampling
  • Record and edit multitrack digital audio and master to portable media
  • Develop musical ideas into whole, convincing works of art and debate concepts of musical form
  • Reproduce/Create medium to large scale music scores utilizing industry standard music notation software
  • Identify various applications of music in multimedia, and complete projects involving multimedia such as, film/video, the internet, and graphic presentations
  • Explain the concept of a well organized streamlined computer based studio, including drive management and file organization
  • Demonstrate proficiency in solving the most common technical problems in music technology

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