Field Recordings: Beginners
New Media Gallery
About this course:
A necessity in our technological world. Learn about recording sounds in urban and natural environments. This workshop has been developed by an expert instructor in the field of sound, Mark Nazemi. Field Recordings workshop will set you up for our ongoing sound workshops in the year to come.
Bring a pair of over ear headphones. You can bring your own field recorder or use on of the 6 we have in the lab. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve one. Microphones and laptops are optional. Audacity will be installed on computers.
Identify the various functions of a field recorder
How to critically listen and document soundscapes
Microphone construction and function
Explanation of microphone types for indoor and outdoor recording
Hands-on techniques for recordings sounds in an urban and natural environment using a field recorder
Basic editing and optimizing of audio using Audacity
Course ID 00028570