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Music Composition

Learn the basics of note entry, playback, song writing, remixing, and how to create, arrange, and publish professional-looking scores with music composition software like Sibelius and Finale.

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  • view course page for Synth Programming: Beyond the Basics

    Move beyond the basics of synth programming, and learn techniques for creating big moving basslines, evocative percussion patterns, and rich synth pads.

    1h 54m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for EDM Production Techniques: Drums

    EDM Production Techniques: Drums with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Learn how to create super-pro drum sounds for electronic dance music (EDM) productions.

    1h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Songwriting in Pro Tools

    Learn how to write a song in Pro Tools, one of the programs professional musicians turn to to record their song ideas quickly and then polish them into demos worth presenting to partners, producers, and record labels.

    1h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Synth Programming Basics

    Synth Programming Basics with Scott Hirsch

    Learn how synthesis actually works, how to sculpt sound with filters and envelopes, and how to craft your own synth patches, including leads, pads, drums, and bass.

    1h 32m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Sibelius 7 Essential Training

    Shows musicians how to create professional-looking scores, beginning with the basics of note entry and playback, with Sibelius, the popular music notation software.

    6h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Sibelius 6 Essential Training

    Covers the ins and outs of creating, arranging, and publishing musical scores in Sibelius 6.

    5h 30m
    Beginner
     
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