Yr12 Scheme of work

In by phoenixgreen

Each section contains the weekly lessons for that term. Please note that depending on the availability of the recording studio it is not uncommon to switch between topics.

Week 1 - Introduction to Music Production Software

Week 2 - Introduction to Music Production Hardware

Week 3 - Digital and Analogue

Week 4 - Introduction to Sound Capture and Microphones

Week 5 - Introduction to Synthesis

Week 6 - Introduction to Sampling

Week 7 - Introduction to Sequencing

Week 8 - Audio Editing and Automation

Week 9 - Pitch and Rhythm Correction and Manipulation

Week 10 - Dynamic Effects Processing

Week 11 - Creative Effects Processing

Week 12 - Numeracy in Music Production

Week 1 - Recording Drums

Week 2 - Recording Electric Guitars and Bass

Week 3 - Recording Pianos and Keyboards

Week 4 - Recording Acoustic Guitars

Week 5 - Recording Vocals

Week 6 - Understanding Acoustics, Levels and Monitoring

Assessment - Record a Track and Bounce Down

Week 1 - Introduction to Mixing - Stereo

Week 2 - Introduction to Mixing - EQ and Filtering

Week 3 - Introduction to Mixing - Dynamic Processing

Week 4 - Introduction to Mixing - Creative Effects Processing

Week 5 - Introduction to Mixing - Balance and Blend

Week 6 - Introduction to Mixing - Automation

Week 7 - Introduction to mastering and monitoring

Assessment - Mix, Master, and Bounce Down a Track

Week 1 - Responding to brief - Style, Structure, and Instrumentation

Week 2 - Responding to brief - Melody, and Harmony

Week 3 - Responding to brief - Rhythm

Week 4 - Responding to brief - Recording Audio

Week 5 - Responding to brief - Synthesis, and Sampling

Week 6 - Responding to brief - Creative and Dynamic Effects Processing

Assessment - Technology-based Composition