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Goldsmiths University

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Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone who has completed Field Recording and the Soundscape or those who possess reasonable experience with making field recordings and have an understanding of the introductory concepts around the soundscape.

Aims of the course

To impart new and critical awareness around listening, recording, and composing with soundscapes. To develop students’ technical knowledge so creative aims can be more fully realised. To assist in the development of students’ creative sound practice.

Students will gain theoretical, practical and conceptual knowledge in phonography and soundscape composition that can be used in an aesthetic, documentary or political context. These skills can be transferred broadly across Sound Art practice and fine art. They can be used in radio or film and applied to location recording for films or post-production sound. These skills can be used in documenting oral histories, building sound libraries, creating sound walks and more.

Course Structure: Weds 19 April - Weds 14 June 2017 - 10 classes over 9 weeks

  • Week 1 - Weds 19 April: Lecture – Digital Audio Theory and Recording Techniques
  • Week 2 - Weds 26 April: Lecture – the Sonic Effect and Context of the Soundscape
  • Week 3 - Weds 3 May: Lecture / workshop - Analogue Sound, Re-recording Sound, Recording space
  • Week 4 - Weds 10 May: Lecture / workshop - Modes of Listening + Extended Field Recording Techniques.
  • Week 5 - Weds 17 May - Group Listening Session plus Field Trip on Sat 20 May, 12-4pm
  • Week 6 – Weds 24 May: Lecture / Lab – Composing Soundscapes + Organising Sound
  • Week 7 - Weds 31 May: Lecture / Lab – Compression, Effects and Processing sound
  • Week 8 - Weds 7 June: Lecture / EMS lab –Effects con’t + Presenting Work Through a Variety of Mediums
  • Week 9 - Weds 14 June: Listening and Feedback
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