3rd Nine Weeks Music Technology January 4th, 2017 - March 10th, 2017
MIDI channels, multitimbral, key number, velocity, control change, pan, sustain pedal, program number, general MIDI, quantizing, software synthesizer, tempo and MIDI data, drum patch, drum notes, MIDI controller, transposition, tracks, MIDI mix, audio mix from MIDI data, importing a MIDI file
Objectives: Students will understand...
MIDI(Musical Instrument Digital Interface)
Recording and mixing a drum beat/groove
Quantizing MIDI Data
Selecting a patch
Recording MIDI messages
Recording a MIDI performance
Mixing a MIDI performance
Essential Question: What are the advantages of using MIDI technology to produce music?
Build an original composition at least 3 minutes long using all MIDI instruments and Studio One soft synths.
Remix the MIDI file song "Peg" by Steely Dan. Mix and produce the recording to match the original 1977 recording by Steely Dan.
Procedure - Agenda:
Log in to Computer
Call up current software in discussion
Continue current project or task
Exercise/explore new concept using appropriate software
Learning Goal: Students will understand and implement the MIDI protocol to create original compositions and remix existing MIDI recordings of popular songs.