Music 192A: Foundations of Sound Recording Technology
Introduction to the Music 192 series
Course Syllabus - Contains weekly reading, homework and studio assignments
Instructor: Jay Kadis (650) 723-4971 x 314

Office: Knoll 106

Office Hours: Tuesdays 9-11am and by arrangement

E-mail: Jay Kadis

T.A.: Holly Herndon


Weeks 1 and 2
Notes for Week 1: Sound
Notes for Week 1: Hearing
Notes for Week 1&2: Electronics
Homework Assignment 1 [Due week 3]
Supplementary reading:
[Science of Sound Recording Ch. 1: Metrology
Science of Sound Recording Ch. 2: Sound
Science of Sound Recording Ch. 4: Electronics]

Weeks 3 and 4
Notes for Week 3,4: Microphones
Homework Assignment 2 [Due week 5]
Studio Exercise 1 [Due week 7]

Week 5
Notes for Week 5: Circuits
Notes for Week 5: Interconnection and shielding
Homework Assignment 3 [Due week 6]
Supplementary reading:
[Science of Sound Recording Ch. 6: Amplifiers]

Week 6: Midterm

Week 7
Notes for Week 7: Mixing Consoles
Notes for Week 7: Monitor Speakers
Studio Exercise 2

Week 8
Notes Week 8:Magnetic Recording
Supplementary reading:
[Science of Sound Recording Ch. 7: Analog Recording]

Week 9
Notes for Week 9: Digital Audio Theory
Notes for Week 9: Digital Audio Systems
Homework Assignment 4 [Due week 10]
Supplementary reading:
[Science of Sound Recording Ch. 8: Digital Recording]


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