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Film Scoring/Creating the sound of joy


These instructions are designed for GarageBand 3 plus the sounds of a symphony orchestra.
GarageBand is easy and fast yet powerful enough to do film scoring.
Please, tell me if you find anything as good!


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This course in music and filmmaking is:
Film scoring introduction for filmmakers
This lesson is:
Lesson #2 - Using rhythm to create moods with GarageBand and the sounds of a symphony orchestra
The pages in this lesson are:
Lesson Summary: Creating moods with rhythm using GarageBand with symphony orchestra
Page 2: Creating the sound of joy with GarageBand and symphony orchestra sounds - 6 points
Page 3: Creating additional moods for motion pictures with rhythm - 6 points
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This lesson

Tiny bells
In this lesson, you create moods using delicate rhythms.
The sound of repeating bells can create a mood such as "joy".
Using other instruments of the symphony orchestra, we can get other moods (such as "in a hurry") with delicate repeating patterns.
That is all we do in this lesson.


Overview of film scoring

This lesson is the second of three lessons in film scoring for non-musicians (filmmakers).

1. Creating music with individual notes.

In the previous lesson, we learned that by using symphonic instruments in GarageBand, we can create many different moods with just a single note.


2. Creating music with rhythm.

In this lesson, we will learn that we can create moods with tiny rhythms.


3. Creating music with melody.

In the next lesson, we will learn to create moods with simple melodies.





Someday soon...

Hopefully, soon, this lesson will be greatly expanded with lots of examples.

For now, please go ahead and try it.


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The next page

The first thing we will do is have a pop quiz.

Contact your instructor

Your instructor for this film scoring class is Robert Elliott.
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Shortcuts to the other music lessons for film scoring: The Introduction"Fear""Joy""Drama"The Workshop