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Music Literacy Web 2.0 Applications in Multimedia . RDG5410 Craig Julien. Featuring GarageBand. Why Music Literacy?. Aids Linguistic Skills Aids Math skills.

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Music literacy web 2 0 applications in multimedia

Music Literacy Web 2.0 Applications inMultimedia

RDG5410

Craig Julien

Featuring

GarageBand


Why music literacy

Why Music Literacy?

  • Aids Linguistic Skills

  • Aids Math skills

In fact, it seems that musical activities promote the development of auditory perception, phonological memory, and metacognitive knowledge—three components that are equally involved in the development of linguistic abilities (Bernstein, 1976; Fiske, 1993; Lowe, 1995, 1998; Ribière-Raverlat, 1997; Sloboda, 1985).

http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/v10n1/bolduc.html

The Effects of Music Instruction on Emergent Literacy Capacities among Preschool Children: A Literature Review

Jonathan Bolduc - University of Ottawa


What does music add to the project

What does Music Add to the Project?

  • A sense of ‘flow’

    • Rhythm

  • Mood and Emotion

  • Timing

  • It just makes the presentation and story more exciting!

  • Trivia: Right now can you think of the

  • Harry Potter Theme

  • Star Wars

  • Indiana Jones

  • Etc. etc.?

http://musician-makers.com/main/why-music-theory/


Do i have to be a musician

Do I have to be a ‘Musician’?

  • Music is in all of us

  • Assemble ‘ready-made’ clips

  • Play and Record your own tracks

  • What about Music Theory?

    • It will help you understand the written language of music!

If you want to grow musically, you will have to learn music theory. It is essential if you want to become great in music and more diverse. This doesn’t only apply to those who play instruments. Music theory also applies whether you want to know how to make electronic music or even DJ. (Musician Makers)

http://musician-makers.com/main/why-music-theory/

Image courtesy of http://www.guitar-music-theory.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/guitar-talent-ability3.jpg


What is garageband

What is GarageBand?

  • A very ‘robust’ music-making application that is very powerful, yet easy to get started with.

    • Make music!

    • Write your BIG Hit

    • Record, mix, and master.

    • GarageBand puts a dreamstudio at your fingertips anda brilliant recording engineerat your beck and call.

  • http://www.apple.com/ilife/garageband/what-is.html#record


What can i do with garageband

What Can I do With GarageBand?

  • Assemble pre-recorded Loops (Blue)

  • Compile, cut, edit and save pre-recorded music (Orange)

  • Compose, Play, and Record my own music! (Green)

  • Plus with GarageBand ‘11, you can synch iPads together to form an interactive band experience!


Getting started

Getting Started

  • Start the Project

  • Name it!

  • Question time!

    • Time Signature?

    • Key Signature?

1.

I placed my GarageBand App in the Dock

2.

Click New Project & ignore the rest (for now)


How do i get started using garageband

How do I get started using GarageBand?

  • More Questions

  • Start with Loops

    • Where do I find them?

    • How do I use them?

  • Explore Interface

  • What’s a Timeline?

    • How do I layer Loops?

    • How do I Loop clips

    • What is a Decibel Range in relation to Volume?


Working with loops in garageband

Working with Loopsin GarageBand

  • Start with Loops

2. Choose an Instrument

3. Click the ‘wave’ icon to listen to the loop.

4. Then drag it to the Timeline.

1. Click the ‘eye’ icon to show the Loop collection

5. Click the ‘edit’ icon to open the Loop’s Wave and Audio Region


Working with loops in garageband1

Working with Loopsin GarageBand

  • The Green Loops can be edited!

2. Choose an Instrument

4. Then drag it to the Timeline.

3. Click the ‘wave’ icon to listen to the loop. The Green Loops are Editable

1. Click the ‘eye’ icon to show the Loop collection

5. Click the ‘edit’ icon to open the Piano Roll or Score

6. The Bars correlate to the tone position on the keyboard and can be lengthened, shortened, or moved to different tone position by dragging.


Working with loops in garageband2

Working with Loopsin GarageBand

  • Know the Score!!

2. The ‘Playhead’ can be moved to locate a certain place in the timeline.

1. Click the ‘score’ icon to show the notation.

3. Individual Notes can be ‘clicked’ and moved up and down the staff to change the pitch.

4. The Deck operates like a cassette deck.


Working with loops in garageband3

Working with Loopsin GarageBand

1. Click Arrow icon in upper right corner of loop and drag to right to extend.

  • Add some Audio Effects!!

3. With the desired Layer tack selected,

Click the Edit tab to display ‘effect rack’

2. Click the ‘i’ icon to display the Browse/Edit panel.

4. Click the Green dash to activate the effect.


Working with loops in garageband4

Working with Loopsin GarageBand

  • Editing Audio Effects!!

1. Click the Effect Icon to launch its editing panel

2. Drag the line of desired area to alter the effect.

3. Or choose one from the list!

4. Click in an empty ‘rack’ to add a new effect.


Working with recorded songs in garageband

Working with Recorded Songsin GarageBand

  • Pre-recorded Songs will be Orange in the Timeline

  • They can be cut to edit length or combine with another clip/loop

5. Click a two points and adjust accordingly.

1. Click the Media Browser Icon to launch its panel

4. Click the Track Volume to display decibel line in timeline

3. Open Audio Region, drag over desired area and click to ‘Cut’.

2. Choose a song from iTunes and drag to Timeline to add a track layer.


Composing in garageband

Composing in GarageBand

  • With USB technology, MIDI Instruments and Microphones can be ‘plugged’ into the USB Port and used for Analog recording

  • A New Track is required.

  • Track/Layers are in Green

USB Microphone

USB Mobile Pre-amp with

Phantom Power to plug Guitar into.

USB MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) Keyboard Controller.

Software driver required.


Composing in garageband1

Composing in GarageBand

  • Creating a New Instrument layer.

  • Software Instrument (MIDI Controls, you pick the sound!)

  • Real Instrument (requires a USB Microphone, like the Yeti)

  • Electric Guitar (requires a USB Phantom Power Pre-Amp)


Using movie track to compose in garageband

Using Movie Track to composein GarageBand


Exporting projects from garageband

Exporting Projects from GarageBand


Summary

Summary

A very ‘robust’ Audio application that is very powerful, yet easy to get started with.

  • Assemble pre-recorded Loops (Blue)

  • Compile, cut, edit and save pre-recorded music (Orange)

  • Compose, Play, and Record my own music! (Green)

  • Plus with GarageBand ‘11, you can synch iPads together to form an interactive band experience!

  • Take it slow and have fun!


Music literacy web 2 0 applications in multimedia

Q & A

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