Music Production


Lecture & Workshop

The lecture and workshop will be held by Michele Gaggia in German and English language.

Topics (winter semester)

Handouts

Digital Audio Production Tools

  • DAW Overview - Michele Gaggia (PDF download, updated 29.01.2017)

Acoustic Basics and Digital Audio Recording

Microphones and Stereo Recording Techniques

MIDI and Notation

  • Technical Articles from www.midi.org:
  • The MIDI 1.0 Specification
  • MIDI Reference Tables
  • Standard MIDI Files
  • General MIDI
  • MIDI Transport
  • eXtensible Music Format

Sound Synthesis

Effects, Mixing and Automation

Room Acoustics and Design

Acoustic Calculators

Recommended Literature

Books
  • Henle, Hubert (2001) Das Tonstudio Handbuch.
    GC Carstensen Verlag: München. ISBN 3910098193 Amazon
  • Pieper, Frank (2004) Das Effekte Praxisbuch.
    GC Carstensen Verlag: München. ISBN 3910098274 Amazon
  • Owsinski, Bobby (1999) The Mixing Engineer's Handbook.
    Artist Pro - Mix Books: Vallejo (CA). ISBN 0872887235 Amazon
  • Owsinski, Bobby (2000) The Mastering Engineer's Handbook.
    Artist Pro - Mix Books: Vallejo (CA). ISBN 0872887413 Amazon
  • Gervais, Rod (2011) Home Recording Studio: Build it Like the Pros
    Course Technology CENGAGE Learning, Boston (USA). ISBN 1-4354-5717-X Amazon
Magazines