Music Production in Ableton Short Music Course


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This highly practical short-course has students examining the fundamentals of music composition within the context of DAW Ableton LIVE. An overview of the topics and information covered includes the following —

  • Key setup principles of Ableton LIVE
  • Session versus arrangement views
  • Composing with Ableton’s MIDI instruments and software tracks
  • Working with digital audio files incl. drag and drop, looping and warp functionality
  • Loop based composing principles such as repetition, variation and contrast
  • Remixing a commercially released pop-song
  • Interpreting a musical score and inputting MIDI data accurately
  • Mixing in Ableton LIVE incl. panning, automation, gain staging and more
  • Export and archive operations
  • Writing reflectively

Supplied Resources

  • Novation LaunchKEY 25
  • Ableton LIVE Lite
  • Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro studio headphones

Required Resources

  • Recent model computer able to run Ableton LIVE
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Word processing software such as Microsoft Word or similar
Monthly intakes
6 months to complete your course