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Chapter Project 8 ­. a minimalist soundtrack - Pg. 157

157 Chapter Project 8 ­. a minimalist soundtrack Tip When loading example files containing MIDI settings, it's quite likely that you will initially hear the wrong sounds (very likely those from a previous project or song). Use [Options > Song Settings > Used Instrument MIDI Settings] to correct them. A faster way ­ quickly cursor up or down the tracks using the arrow keys on your computer keyboard. Musical objectives · Use a pentatonic scale to construct a simple ostinato, oriental in character and suitable for ma- nipulation in a minimalist fashion. · Decide upon instrumentation to create an atmosphere for film clip depicting an oriental land- scape. · Create `cycles' using repetitive techniques to generate new patterns. · Introduce new musical elements that coincide with, and enhance the addition of a procession