Sound Textures

Module code
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Theory Classes
Group size
Number of course weeks
Class duration
One hour lesson per week
Total contact hours
14 hours
Study load
70 hours

Form / content / level

Students who can be admitted to the third year and at least being able to work with a DAW.
A1/B1/B2 (click here for an explanation).
Developing new ways to form sounds and put them into a compositional context.
Relation to other modules
Related to CFT Main Subject
A New Approach to Sound Synthesis.

From the point of view that sound textures are a vital part of nowadays’ film music we explore creating those in this module. Different sources are used as starting points, by use of an array of plugins and good taste sound textures become never heard compositions.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group classes.
Ableton or Pro Tools or Cubase.
Student activity

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the module.
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5.
Examination procedure
Students are assessed at the end of the module. The assessments comprise evaluations of students' performance during the lessons.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

Make your own abstract sound textures to make your compositions more unique.