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This hands-on course explores minimal microphone location recording. These techniques are fundamental to those employed in multi-track studio recording. Course highlights understanding, selection, and placement of microphones through a wide variety of acoustical environments and instruments. Emphasis is placed on classical and acoustic music, ambient sound recording, and sound effects recording. Students check out location recording equipment and record a number of events during the semester.