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8 january                                                                              

MIDI/VST composition to be played.

 

What the aim is for the next semester?.

At the end of the semester you will have made a composition that uses synthesized sound to a great extent.
The composition will largely consist of sound generating and sound manipulating units that you have programmed (built) yourself in Reaktor.
You will also use recorded sound that, to a large extent, has been manipulated trough these Reaktor ensembles you have built.
 

- Recording contentum.

 Recording outside the studio.

 Transfer your recording to a hard disc.

 

- Using the Sound Library on disc Z.

Importing a CD track to Cubase

 

Assignment.
Record sound outside the academy. Two sounds to be presented next lesson.

 

15 january

- Cleaning up your sound file.

 

Basic manipulation of recorded sound.

- Stretch or compress time and Transpose.

 

- Freeze

 

Assignment.
Using the recorded sound from last assignment.
Clean up your sound files and do two stretch/transpose/and freeze on the sound files making it minimum 6 files.

To be presented next lesson.

 

29 january

Rektor and basic sound construction and manipulation.                             

 

- Repetition. Reaktor Preset.


- Repetition. Building a simple synthesiser in Reaktor.

 

- Introducing envelope.

 

Assignment.

Ensemble to be delivered.

 

Individual Reaktor lessons.

 

5 february

- Building a  live record ensemble, Using the Tape Dec module.

Integrate a ring modulation effect.

 

Individual lessons.

 

Assignment.

Ensemble to be delivered.

 

12 february

- Using delay

- using Grain Delay to transpose a live signal.
- Adding a simple Filter effect
 

Includes “Very usefully small modules”.
- Numeric readout

 

- Adding filter effects to the previous ensembles.
 

- Using  a MIDI foot controller to control the Ensemble Programing the FMC 10.

 

“Very usefully small modules”.

- Fader/knob and sizing them.
- Change Colors

- Level Meter

- Text

- Switch

 

Introduction to the next 3/5 lessons.  
 

Assignment.

Ensemble to be delivered.
                                                                             

Week 9 (lesson on the Internet). To be published not later than 24/2.

- Building a Sampler.

Ensemble to be e-mailed.
mats@matsclaesson.net
 

Week 10 (lesson on the Internet). To be published not later than 5/3.

- Building granulation Ensemble based on the Grain Cloud Module.

Ensemble to be e-mailed.
mats@matsclaesson.net
 

Week 12 (lesson on the Internet). To be published not later than 19/3

- Building and using an envelop follower.

Ensemble to be e-mailed.
mats@matsclaesson.net

 

Week 13/14  (lesson on the Internet).

Working with electrophonic piece. To be e-mailed to teacher for comments not later than 3/4.
 

23 april

Work in progress to be played, and discussed.

 

30 april

Mix.                                                  

Analyzing a mix.

Individual lessons, mixing your piece.
 

7 may

The mix prosess.
Strategies and tools for mixing and mastering.
Individual mix analyses to be presented.

 

Individual lessons, mixing your piece.

 

14 may

Electro acoustic piece to be played