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Lesson 3. Working with Software Instruments

Lesson 3. Working with Software Instruments

Lesson Files Lessons > Lesson 3 > 3-1 SciFiShowBeats; 3-2 SciFiShowT1; 3-3 SciFiShowFinal
Time This lesson takes approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes to complete.
Goals Start a new song and set its properties
  Work with project tempo
  Use the metronome to record a basic drum part
  Build a rhythm track with Software Instruments
  Connect a MIDI or USB keyboard to the computer
  Record a Software Instrument keyboard part
  Work with Musical Typing
  Record a multipass drum region using a cycle region
  Edit a note or notes in a Software Instrument region
  Save a song in stages
  Copy, paste, duplicate, edit, and transpose regions


You already have a basic understanding of the GarageBand window, and you have some experience working with tracks. Now it’s time to dive in and start filling those tracks with custom music that you create with Software Instruments.


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