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I need to change time signatures. how do I do this?

2879 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 22, 2012 10:24 AM by léonie RSS
Ant Her Calculating status...
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Nov 22, 2012 10:14 AM

I am using GarageBand and my song needs to change time signatures a few times. The Help says it must stay the same for the whole song. Do I need to find a different software?

 

Thanks.

iMac (27-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.5), Garage Band
  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,330 points)
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    Nov 22, 2012 10:24 AM (in response to Ant Her)
    The Help says it must stay the same for the whole song.

     

    Unfortunately, that is true.

     

    But you still can mix time signatures within a song. Change the time signature according to the part of the song you are working on, to make the loops with that signature available in the loop browser, then set it to a different value, when you work at a different part of your song.

     

    The only problem will be, that the measures will look all wrong in score view, or when when you try to print the score, but there is no problem to mix loops with different time signatures in one project.

     

    Regards

    Léonie

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