$19.99
Alfred's Music Tech 101
A Group Study Course in Modern Music Production Using Audio Technology
By Brian Laakso
Item: 00-44079
UPC: 038081495651
ISBN 10: 1470619660
ISBN 13: 9781470619664
PRICE: $19.99
Series: 101 Series
Category: Pro Audio Textbook
Format: Book
Version: Student's Book
A Modern Music Production Course That Makes Basic Music Technology Fun!

A perfect approach for students with a passion for music outside of traditional programs, Alfred's Music Tech 101 covers the basics of music technology without heavy technical reading, using plain-English explanations. No musical experience is required, and classroom-tested course material has been developed through years of student feedback. Includes correlating interactive media to stream or download, plus a corresponding website with teacher resources and updates.

Part 1 of this book can be used to teach a beginning survey course on music technology, and each unit contains background reading, student worksheets, answer keys, and a project or two. Part 2 can be used to teach a beginning songwriting and multimedia course on music technology, and consists of more hands-on, interactive projects. Part 3 is designed for more experienced students who are capable of a high level of independent study. Students create their own learning goals, and map out a plan to achieve them.

* No musical experience required
* High-school/college-level studies on producing music using modern techniques
* A perfect approach for students with a passion for music outside of traditional programs
* Cross-platform approach to technology applicable to any software used for music production
* Great for students with musical goals outside the classroom
* Covers the basics of music technology without heavy technical reading, using plain-English explanations
* Simple and straightforward information, reinforced with projects and assessments
* Classroom-tested course material, developed through years of student feedback
* Includes correlating interactive media to stream or download
* Corresponding website with teachers' resources and updates
TITLE COMPOSER
How to Use This Book
Fundamentals
Part 1
Unit 1
The Science of Sound
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project
Unit 2
Amazing Instruments of Music Technology
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project 1
Unit Project 2
Unit Project 3
Unit 3
Remixing
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project
Unit 4
Evolution of Recording Mediums
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project
Unit 5
MIDI
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project
Unit 6
The Technology of Rock 'n' Roll / Electric Guitars
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project
Unit 7
Sound Equipment for Studios and Concerts
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project 1
Unit Project 2
Unit 8
The Technology of Hip-Hop
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project
Unit 9
The Music Biz
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project
Unit 10
DJ History and Culture
Unit Reading
Student Worksheet
Answers / Study Guide
Unit Project
Unit Project Worksheet
Unit 11
Listening to Learn and Learning to Listen
Unit Reading
Unit Project
Listening to Learn and Learning to Listen Class Worksheet
Unit 12
Field Trip Supplement Examples
Student Worksheet 1
Student Worksheet 2
Student Worksheet 3
Student Worksheet 4
Student Worksheet 5
Part 2
Creative Expressions
Monkey Beats Song
Pop Songwriting Session 1
Pop Songwriting Session 2
Pop Songwriting Session 3: Remix!
Music and Technology Moviemaking
Movie Soundtrack and Scoring
Sound Effects / Foley Using Mixcraft / GarageBand
Freedom of Speech
GoAnimate.com
Music Technology Stations
Part 3
Music Tech in the Real World
Master Project Sheet
Main Subjects
Master Planning / Grading Sheet
Design and Plan
Index
Photo Credits