Full Title:MIDI in practice
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:MUSC M8081
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 2 - 2011/12 ( February 2012 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:This module introduces students to the concepts and theory of MIDI and its role in current music production practice.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Assimilate the concepts and theory of MIDI through the use of MIDI software and hardware to score and produce music.
  2. Contrast the varying roles of MIDI and MIDI based applications in modern music production.
  3. Demonstrate the utilisation of various MIDI systems for performance and arrangement

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
History of MIDI
MIDI in Digital Audio Workstations
MIDI in notation applications
MIDI hardware
MIDI Controllers for live performance
Standard MIDI files
Automation with MIDI
Effective MIDI sequencing
MIDI in object-orientated programming
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment n/a 1,2 50.00 0 0 n/a 0
Project n/a 1,2,3 50.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Paul White, MIDI for the techophobe, Sanctuary techniques [ISBN: 1860741932]
  • David Miles Huber, The MIDI manual, Focal press [ISBN: 0240803302]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_MMPAR_8 Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in the Production of Music and Audio 4 Mandatory