Songwriting & Structure with Ableton Live – Part 1

Ready to take your productions to the next level? Develop the music theory essentials that turn basic tracks into great songs: key, chord progression, basslines, melody, voice leading and arranging. Develop your self-expression as a lyricist through topic, theme and rhyme. Plus, recap and hone essential MIDI editing, rhythmic and structural skills.

  • Music Production
  • Music Production
  • Digital Credential
  • Tech Accelerators
  • Level 2a
  • 13-18
SKU: DMAMP2a Categories: , Tags: ,

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Songwriting & Structure with Ableton Live – Part 1

Ready to take your productions to the next level? Develop the music theory essentials that turn basic tracks into great songs: key, chord progression, basslines, melody, voice leading and arranging. Develop your self-expression as a lyricist through topic, theme and rhyme. Plus, recap and hone essential MIDI editing, rhythmic and structural skills.

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  • Music Production
  • Music Production
  • Digital Credential
  • Tech Accelerators
  • Level 2a
  • 13-18
SKU: DMAMP2a Categories: , Tags: ,

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Ready to take your productions to the next level? Develop the music theory essentials that turn basic tracks into great songs: key, chord progression, basslines, melody, voice leading and arranging. Develop your self-expression as a lyricist through topic, theme and rhyme. Plus, recap and hone essential MIDI editing, rhythmic and structural skills.

Part 1 of a 2-part course.

This course forms part of Digital Media Academy’s Tech Accelerator program, our deep learning journey for 13-18-year-olds. Tech Accelerators fuse expert instruction with real-world partnerships to get you university- and industry-ready. Over sequential Levels, you’ll curate a portfolio of Real-world Client Briefs from our leading tech and creative partners, attend Industry Masterclasses, get one-to-one Pro Mentor support and build a Career Network. Tech Accelerators: Fuel your 21st-century career.

By the end of this course:

Graduate with up to three songs in verse/chorus form demonstrating a clear lyrical message and competent musical elements, accompanied by production notes on the topic, key, chord progressions and rhyme scheme.

Throughout this course:

Deep dive into the following areas of Songwriting & Structure, as meticulously planned by our expert industry professional curriculum designers:

  • Key Signatures
  • Time Signatures
  • Melody & Accompaniment
  • Complete Rhythms
  • Advanced Rhythms
  • Song Sections
  • Song Form
  • Chords in a Major Key
  • Chords in a Minor Key
  • Chord Progressions
  • Basslines
  • Masterclass
  • Song Themes
  • Intro to Lyrics
  • Rhyming Schemes
  • Melody & Voice Leading

Computer:

  • Laptop or desktop computer running Windows or macOS that meets the minimum specifications of the hardware and software listed below.
  • Built-in or external microphone
  • Built-in or external speakers or headphones
  • Google Chrome browser
  • Additional computer screen/monitor (recommended)

Hardware:

Software:

N.B. You are eligible to save 40% on Live Standard or Suite if you are in full-time education. You will need to verify your educational status within four weeks of purchasing.

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