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Music A Level at Kingsdale Foundation School

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A-level Music Technology

Component 1: Recording

Students learn to capture, edit and mix sounds to produce audio recordings with increased sensitivity and control. Students will develop the skills to capture and manipulate sounds in creative ways in order to communicate effectively with listeners. They will then produce a completed mix.

Component 2: Technology-based Composition

Students learn to create, edit and structure sounds to develop a technology-based composition. Students will use technology to explore a range of techniques for developing ideas. They will then turn their ideas into completed technology-based compositions.

Component 3: Listening and analysing

Students develop listening and analysing skills through the study of a range of production techniques used in music. The production stages of capture and creating sounds, editing and arranging sounds and mixing will be covered - from the 1950s until the present day.

Component 4: Producing and analysing

Students demonstrate their knowledge of the techniques and principles of music technology through a series of written and practical tasks. The production stages of sound creation, audio editing and mixing will be covered.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingsdale Foundation School directly.

Last updated date: 07 December 2017
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