DATL115 Sound Technology I, II

Theatre Faculty
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/4. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Radomír Kos (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Petr Francán
Audiovisual Media and Theatre Department – Dean’s Office – Theatre Faculty – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Supplier department: Audiovisual Media and Theatre Department – Dean’s Office – Theatre Faculty – Janáček Academy of Performing Arts
Fri 10:15–11:45 MARTA_UCEBNY
Student simultaneously studying subjects Basics of stage and sound Scenic practice sound
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Objectives: To acquaint the student with all the ways of working with sound, sound reinforcement and recording all technologies related to them. Descriptors: Student theoretically sound engineer knows all the ways of activities used in the course Fundamentals of stage sound and stage practice sound.
  • Sound as a physical phenomenon (sound origin, characteristics and distribution, volume levels) - The conversion of acoustic energy into electricity (electroacoustic transducers, principles of transformation) - Microphones (frequency and spatial characteristics, properties and their use) - Fundamentals of acoustics (building and room acoustics, shock absorbing materials, resonators) - Sounding (string sound, input, types of wiring, connectors, cabling) - Types of Equipment (method, uses) - Schemes acoustic strings and the possibility of modulating (standard level) - Principles of sound recording (voice, musical instruments, sound effects and ambience) - Systems and methods for recording and sound reinforcement environments (theater, film, live concert, studio) - Sound engineer terminology
  • Praxe zvukové techniky - Václav Vlachý. info
  • Hudební nástroje před mikrofonem - V. Zamazal. info
  • Praktická elektroakustika - Ctirad Smetana a kolektiv. info
  • vlastní dodané podklady. info
  • J. Škubal, J. Pejcha - Zvuk v divadle (skriptum) JAMU 2005. info
Teaching methods
Regular teaching * Number of contact hours per week: 2 * Number of hours per week the student's self: WS 1, 2 SS
Assessment methods
* Winter semester oral examination * Summer semester oral examination
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2015, Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2020, Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
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