Harmony and Chords 1 for Ableton & Push
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Harmony and Chords 1 for Ableton & Push

Introduction on how to improve your understanding of harmony and chords on Ableton push
4.2 (12 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,146 students enrolled
Created by Robbie James
Last updated 5/2020
English
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Price: $19.99
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This course includes
  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • 2 Practice Tests
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • basic chord patterns in ‘in key mode’ like diatonic progressions, 3rd and 4th patterns and more.
  • chord types like major, minor, 7ths and how these are constructed
  • tricks you can use for making chord progressions quickly using Ableton’s built in midi and Max/MSP plugins
Requirements
  • have an Ableton Push
  • Ableton Live 9/10 (preferably suite)
Description

Harmony and chords are probably the most complex part of music, even so this course will teach you some simple theory and tricks to get you composing chord progressions straight away.
It starts with basic chord patterns in ‘in key mode’ like diatonic progressions, 3rd and 4th patterns and more. 

After we touch on progressions, we look more in depth at chords and chord types like major, minor, 7ths chords and how these are constructed in key mode and chromatic mode. 

Finally, we demonstrate some tricks you can use for making chord progressions quickly using Ableton’s built in midi and Max plugins.

Who this course is for:
  • Music producers/composers using Ableton push
Course content
Expand 16 lectures 42:47
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16 lectures 42:47

Harmony and chords are probably the most complex part of music, even so this course will teach you some simple theory and tricks to get you composing chord progressions straight away.
It starts with basic chord patterns in ‘in key mode’ like diatonic progressions, 3rd and 4th patterns and more. 

After we touch on progressions, we look more in depth at chords and chord types like major, minor, 7ths chords and how these are constructed in key mode and chromatic mode. 

Finally, we demonstrate some tricks you can use for making chord progressions quickly using Ableton’s built in midi and Max plugins.

Preview 00:47

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Preview 02:24
2A- Practise Diatonic Progressions
02:15
4 – harmonic patterns 2nds
02:05
4a – practise harmonic patterns 2nds
02:19
Harmony 1.1 test
9 questions
5 – Parallel chords
05:40
Aim: to create a chord progression using parallel chords. Add midi devices such as chord and scale to create chords using one pad on the push.
Parallel chord progression with midi devices
2 questions
5A – Parallel chords Practise
02:18
6 – Midi tricks – scales/max
05:20
7 – Chord voicings
02:30
7A – chord voicing practise
01:38
8 – chord types
04:24
Harmony 1.1 test 2
10 questions
9 – Push chord reference
00:41