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MU 061 – Creating Music for Video

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: Students will score short films using digital audio software. Emphasis is on 4-5 scoring projects, with additional background reading and written critiques. Prerequisites: MU 009 or Instructor permission.

Section Description: In this class, students will • create music for video in a software environment, using Apple Logic. • analyze the role of music and sound in movies and other video genres (such as music videos, video games, and advertisements) through study of videos and readings. • gain fluency with Logic as a tool for creating music and soundscapes. • learn to import video into the Logic environment and to handle format and compatibility issues. • mix between multiple sound tracks (dialog, music, foley). Depending on time, opportunity, and student interest, we may also: • collaborate with student directors for the final project (opportunities permitting). • record live sound (spoken or musical) for inclusion in the soundtrack.

CRN: 15123

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 18/16

Days Time Location
MWF 10:50 - 11:40 SOUTHWICK HALL 200D

Instructor(s): David Kahn Feurzeig

Meeting Dates: 16 Jan 2018 - 04 May 2018