Using the Arrange track to create song form sections


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Using the Arrange track to create song form sections

Now that you have gotten a decent version of the song down on acoustic guitar, I can use that to performance as a roadmap to make my GarageBand project file easier to navigate and make it more helpful to me and anyone else that ever might work on this project with me. In the Track menu choose Show Arrangement Track or press Shift+Command+A. Notice the new narrow band across the top that's labeled Arrangement. The Arrangement track's main function is to allow you to distinguish sections of the song and mark them with a label that tells you where you are in the song. You could use words like verse, chorus, and bridge, or you can use your own made-up names like, shiny part or dark part, whatever suits you.

Click the Plus button in the Arrangement Track to create your first arrangement region. Double-click where it says Untitled to name it. I am going to name my first section Intro, hit Return to save, and then play the song to see where the Intro ends. I think it's very short so...

Using the Arrange track to create song form sections
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Using the Arrange track to create song form sections 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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GarageBand
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