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Controlling Lyrics with Ableton Live


Programming a Song


In this Lesson we take a look at Programming Lyric and video cues for an actual song. We'll also look at building a set in Ableton with this content and how to have freedom to repeat a section/slide in Session or Arrangement View

00:38 Current Setup

00:59 Ableton Live File Overview

01:01 ProPresenter File Overview

14:10 Painting the Other Side of the Fence

31:33 Programming Video Cues Overview

32:40 Programming Video/Image Bin Cues

37:26 Programming Timer Cues

38:35 Programming a Set in Arrangement View

38:44 Format all your songs the same

  • Loading Multiple Songs
  • Same Template

46:32 Building a Weekly Set? Change Playlist/Playlist Item cues weekly

47:06 Building a Master Set? Assign each song a unique Playlist Item cue

54:41 Having Flexibility in Arrangement View

55:32 Creating Dynamic Guide Cues in Ableton Live Video

55:40 Double Lyric Cues on the downbeat if the cue happens before the measure

56:58 Add a Repeat Track

01:02:33 Programming a Set in Session View

  • Consolidating Lyric Cues into One File
  • Copying Content from Arrangement into Session View

01:05:53 Having Flexibility in Session View

  • Add the Double Cues?
  • Add a Repeat Track

01:09:46 Use Consolidate Time to New Scene to move clips into Session View

In this course you’ll learn how to use Ableton Live to Control ProPresenter for lyrics and video. We’ll take a look at how to do this in both ProPresenter 5 and 6 and show you the differences between the two versions. You’ll learn how to program cues and load them into a set efficiently, so you don’t have to repeat your work every week. And finally you’ll learn how you can skip around and repeat sections of your songs, and the lyrics will follow.

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