Production Analysis Lab for Musicians
Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - MP-115
This course represents a step-by-step approach to the essential elements of effective records. Using in-class evaluation of demos, masters and commercial recordings, it takes students through an in-depth analysis and appraisal of the emotional effectiveness of recordings, with consideration for: artist identity, vision and intention; melody, lyrics and song form; arrangement, performance, and mixing. Several in-class presentations of student analysis projects are required.
Course Chair: Rob Jaczko
Required of: None
Electable by: All except MPED majors