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Music Composition

Learn the basics of note entry, playback, song writing, remixing, and how to create, arrange, and publish professional-looking scores with music composition software like Sibelius and Finale.

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  • view course page for EDM Production Techniques: Drums

    Learn how to create super-pro drum sounds for electronic dance music (EDM) productions.

    1h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Songwriting in GarageBand

    Learn how to write, record, and mix a song in GarageBand in 9 simple steps.

    1h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Synth Programming Basics

    Learn how synthesis actually works, how to sculpt sound with filters and envelopes, and how to craft your own synth patches, including leads, pads, drums, and bass.

    1h 32m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Making Beats in Logic Pro X

    Start making music with Logic Pro X. Author and Logic Pro insider Dot Bustelo walks through every facet of basic drum programming in Logic Pro, including choosing the right drum kit for the beat, recording, quantizing, sampling, and slicing as well as using the new Logic X beat-making features of Drummer and Arpeggiator.

    4h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for GarageBand Essential Training

    GarageBand is free and comes with every Mac. Learn how to lay down tracks with its built-in loops or record your own music with real instruments.

    4h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for GarageBand for Mac New Features

    Discover the top 10 new features in GarageBand for Mac OS X 10.9, and how they can lead to better recordings.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Remixing a Song in Logic Pro

    Demonstrates constructing a remix using only a pre-existing vocal track as a starting point.

    3h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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