This summary document explores the possibility of using the software as a tool for learning basic musical elements such as rhythm, harmony, melody, texture and structure in greater depth. This approach, therefore, aims to encourage critical listening and original composition.
In the first half of the presentation, Dr Nelson Wu focusses on how to use Garageband
to encourage students to engage with basic musical elements through two composition tasks. In the second half , Mr Andrew Small discusses how to use visuals to aid composition.