Ear Training & Critical Listening for Recording Engineers I


Ear Training & Critical Listening for Recording Engineers I provides students with an introduction to the fundamentals of listening, how to optimize your listening environment, and how to identify frequency ranges and effects. During this course students will examine the differences between critical listening and analytical listening through practical application, how to combine critical and analytical listening, and how to develop effective listening techniques.

SKU: ONT-T117 Category:

Made possible with the support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

Course Topics

  • The Fundamentals of Listening
  • Listening Environments
  • The Frequency Spectrum
  • Frequency Training 1: Identifying Low, Mid & High Frequencies
  • Frequency Training 2: Identifying Advanced Frequency Ranges; Multiple Tones; Musical 
 Instrument Frequency Ranges
  • Loudness
  • Critical Listening 1: Spectral Balance; Noise Reduction; Loudness; Stereo Width; Bass Levels
  • Critical Listening 2: Filters; Reverberation; Volume Changes
  • Identifying Effects
  • Mixing
  • Analytical Listening
  • Protecting Your Hearing