Golden Ears

Module code
M-JP-GLDE
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Theory Classes
Credits
4
Group size
8
Number of course weeks
24
Class duration
45 minutes per week
Total contact hours
18 hours
Study load
94 hours

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
Admitted to second year of Bachelor phase.
Competencies
B2 (click here for an explanation).
Aims
Developing skills to analyze sound and music from the point of view of a sound engineer.
The Golden Ear training is an specially designed course for sound engineers or others working in the field of music production and sound engineering with their ears.
The training leads to a competency in listening and naming phenomena of sound. With this competency you will easily be able to use the right processing tools and give your mix the direction you decide for.
Relation to other modules
CFT modules and all other sound engineering and related subjects.
Content
A weekly training in class and daily short exercise of homework in listening to frequencies, reverberation times and dynamic processing and other phenomena in sound and music. Listening and designating sound phenomena with the right terms.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group classes. The sessions include 10 instruction classes and 14 exercise meetings.
Material
Golden Ears 4 CDs, rehearsal book.
Student activity
n/a

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the module.
Criteria
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents, expanded their oral abilities and are able to designate what their hear in technical terms.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 at the end of the second semester.
Examination procedure
Assessment with a test.
Resit options
See the Education and Examination Regulations.

Module summary

A weekly training in class and daily short exercise of homework in listening to frequencies, reverberation times and dynamic processing and other phenomena in sound and music. Listening and designating sound phenomena with the right terms.