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Introduction to Audio Mixing Techniques
Course: MUC194

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T

Description: Approaches in final mixing for different musical genres. Develop critical listening skills, and applying these techniques to students` projects. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify, diagram, and discuss arrangement and instrumentation components in commercial songs. (I)
2. Prepare a written and visual analysis of at least two pieces from different genres. (I)
3. Prepare and present a completed project for evaluation in accordance with established methodology and guidelines. (II)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Critical Listening
   A. Pop R and B
   B. Jazz and Blues - instrumental and vocal
   C. Classical - instrumental and vocal
   D. Urban
II. Class Projects
   A. Mix approaches for different genres
   B. Begin a mix project from beginning to end
      1. Student projects
      2. Projects from instructor
   C. Evaluation of projects
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  6/26/2007

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