The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)
  • 2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)
  • 3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)
  • 4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)


Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to show that there are books of music recording. The students also get to know the basics of music recording.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to know the basic litterature of recording music.

Course contents

Student read the chosen book and writes an essay of every article in the book.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information

Exam will be arranged by need. Contact Kauko Lindfors when you want to do the course.

Recommended or required reading

Mastering Audio: the art and the science (Bob Katz)
Mixing with your mind (Michael Paul Stavrou)
Multi-Platinum Pro Tools (Nathan Adam and Brady Barnett)
Äänityön kivijalka (Jukka Laaksonen)
Modern recording techniques (David Miles Huber)

E-books from Arcadas libray:

The History of Music Production, Richard Burgess

Music Production : For Producers, Composers, Arrangers, and Students, Zager Michael

Art of Music Production : The Theory and Practice
Burgess, Richard

Understanding Records : A Field Guide to Recording Practice
Hodgson, Jay

or a book chosen by student. Kauko Lindfors must approve of book in advance.

Study activities

Individual studies - 133 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

The writing the essays.


Lindfors Kauko


Lindfors Kauko

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

TENTAMENSTILLFÄLLEN ordnas enligt behov. Ta kontakt med Monics Löv för närmare information. Observera att kursen inte har en öppen anmälningsperiod. Intresse att delta i kursen anmäls per e-post till kursens examinator.

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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