Understanding notes and scales


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Understanding notes and scales

Music theory is the language that allows us to understand and communicate music with one another. In the movie about counting music, I discuss rhythm, which is the element of timing spacing, pace, and groove of music. Now I'd like to discuss another essential element in music, pitch. In Live, I have a piano sound loaded up. On the piano, you can find the following notes on all of the white keys. (SOUND) C, D, E, F, G, A, B.

These notes make up the C major scale. When you look at a musical keyboard, you can see these notes repeating over and over again. Each time you finish a cycle of these seven notes, you've played an octave. For example, C3, which is the third C on the keyboard, sometimes called middle C, up to C4, the next C above middle C on the keyboard, is an octave.

(SOUND) And back to C. Now, let's take a look at how this applies to Push. Remember the Push is a smart instrument. It will detect what type of device you are focused on. If it's a drum ac...

Understanding notes and scales
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Understanding notes and scales provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Yeuda Ben-Atar as part of the Making Music with Ableton Push

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Audio + Music
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Ableton Live
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