Graduate Courses - Music Technology

MPATE-GE 2013 - Audio Mastering

Time: 30 hours
Credits: 3 points
Terms: Fall/Spring/Summer
Instructor: Alan Silverman, Allan Tucker

This course provides an in-depth exploration of the tools and techniques involved in high-resolution professional mastering. The course will endeavor to illustrate the powers of mastering as well as its limitations. A wide range of processing techniques and advanced editing methods will be demonstrated and compared. Tools of the trade will be surveyed with emphasis on what distinguishes hardware and software as truly "mastering grade." Critical listening and the psychoacoustics of decision-making will be explored.

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