Exploring Software Instrument tracks, keyboard velocity, and MIDI


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Exploring Software Instrument tracks, keyboard velocity, and MIDI

To create a new software instrument track, press Option+Command+N, and select Software Instrument if you intend to use a MIDI keyboard, drum controller, or wind controller, any MIDI-capable input device, to trigger sounds from within GarageBand. You can use a MIDI keyboard to play grand piano sounds, or analog lead synth sounds, or any of a huge variety of sound effects in virtual instruments like cellos, horns, electric piano, and drums. You've started out with a Grand Piano sound selected by default, and to change this or to explore the sound library on the hunt for that perfect instrument, you can just explore the Track Info panel and hit Command+I if it's not showing.

Or press the little i button in the lower right--that will open and close it. And just start clicking and playing your MIDI keyboard and see if there are some things that you like. (music playing) You know you can actually get into all sorts of crazy stuff here. (music playing) We have a whole horn section.

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Exploring Software Instrument tracks, keyboard velocity, and MIDI
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Exploring Software Instrument tracks, keyboard velocity, and MIDI provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Todd Howard as part of the GarageBand '11 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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