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MUSC 300. MIDI Orchestration. 3 Hours.
Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: MUSC 210 and MUSC 220. Enrollment is restricted to VCU music majors and minors or by permission of the instructor. This course focuses on advanced techniques in creating realistic orchestral mockups with high-quality industry-standard virtual instruments. Course work includes creating mockups of classical scores and modern film scores, as well as scores of the student’s own composition and/or choice. Particular emphasis is placed on technical considerations as they apply to MIDI programming, sample selection and mixing.
...GDES, IDES, KINE, APPM/MHIS/MUSC, PAPR, PHTO, THEA 2 300-level or higher from...