a minimalist soundtrack 165 Figure Figures P8.18 and P8.19. More strings, Score and Matrix view 3. 4. Copy the resulting sequence to the String 2 track, transpose it down one octave (­12) and rename it. Save Song ­ compare with project8/8.8. We now have strings, one octave apart, playing a moving line and creating a contrast with the repeating ostinatos above. Something more is needed to add extra weight; bass and drums are the obvious choice. However, I think a slap bass is needed to give the edge needed to cut through those low strings. Take 9 Note Track 7: Bass Guitar