MUSI 795 (XX) - Special Studies

SpcStdy/Intro to Ableton Live

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Music
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 56041
A) J.S. Bach, B) Franz Schubert, C) Debussy and Ravel, D) the world of jazz, E) piano literature, F) 19th century French music, G) advanced analysis, H) advanced study in electronic music, I) composition through computer-generated sound, J) woodwind literature, K) brass literature, L) string literature, M) medieval performance practice, N) renaissance performance practice, O) baroque performance practice, P) classical performance practice, Q) 19th century performance practice, R) 20th century performance practice, S) woodwind repair, T) string repair, U) advanced jazz improvisation, V) advanced piano pedagogy, W) advanced accompanying, X) advanced conducting, Y) independent study. Prereq: permission. May be repeated for credit with permission.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.
Equivalent(s): MUSI 795W
Instructors: Nicholas Mainella

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 Hours Arranged TBA
Additional Course Details: 

Introduction to Ableton Live provides an understanding of the Ableton Digital Audio Workstation, its capabilities, and a practical approach to composition, arranging, and live performance using its powerful tools. The course will cover recording and manipulating audio using Ableton's revolutionary warping engine. Midi programming and mapping in the Ableton environment. Use of built in effects and automation. We will also cover composition using the session and arrangement views uncovering clever ways of using Ableton in traditional studio or live performance settings.