Basic Chord And Scale Theory Through Ableton Live

Learn to sequence any Major or Minor chords/scales with Ableton’s piano roll in minutes. In this video tutorial, I show how to program and manipulate notes allowing you to instantly write better melodies and chord progressions.



Here are the formulas mentioned in the video:

Major Chord Formula: 1, 4, 7 (these numbers represent half-step increments)

Minor Chord Formula: 1, 3, 7 (these numbers represent half-step increments)

Major Scale Formula: W-W-H-W-W-W-H (W = Whole Step, H = Half Step)

Minor Scale Formula: W-H-W-W-W-W-H (W = Whole Step, H = Half Step)

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