Interactive Composition: Strategies Using Ableton Live and Max for Live

Interactive Composition: Strategies Using Ableton Live and Max for Live

by V.J. Manzo, Will Kuhn


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199973828
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/20/2015
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 1,293,802
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

V.J. Manzo is Assistant Professor of Music Technology and Cognition at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music learning. He is the author of the book MAX/MSP/Jitter for Music on programming software-based interactive music systems for composition, performance, instruction, and research. For more information visit

Will Kuhn is the Department Chair and Music Technology instructor at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, Ohio. In 2006, he designed an innovative Music Tech curriculum focused on amateur music production, which as of this writing involves over 350 students annually. His lab-based courses and student projects are regularly featured at regional music education events. Nationally, he gives clinics and workshops on revitalizing school music programs for the 21st century. For more information visit

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Interactive Composition
Chapter 2: Session View
Chapter 3: Introduction to Max for Live
Chapter 4: Ambient
Chapter 5: Pop & Rock Music
Chapter 6: Electro-acoustic Music
Chapter 7: Hip Hop & Trap Music
Chapter 8: House Music
Chapter 9: Breakbeat/Drum & Bass
Chapter 10: Chiptune
Chapter 11: Granular Synthesis
Chapter 12: Dubstep
Chapter 13 : Remixing & Loop Sampling
Chapter 14: Mastering
Chapter 15: Analysis of Projects

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