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Best excuse for Javanese Gamelan in Garageband?

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Mike Kaplan Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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Jan 29, 2013 5:38 PM

Hi folks,

 

What's the best approximation of a Javanese Gamelan available in Garageband?  I know it has a supposed Gamelan instrument, but it doesn't sound like it's tuned to a Javanese scale- it sounds like Gamelan samples, but played in a normal chromatic scale, if I'm not mistaken.  (I could, of course, be mistaken).  I know that in Logic you can specify an alternate scale like Pelog, and that's what I use if I was just doing this at home..... but this is for a lab I'm teaching, and I have a roomful of computers with Garageband, not Logic.  Any way to get the GB instrument to use a more authentic scale?  Or is there a way to use Logic instruments in GB?

 

Thanks,

-mk

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2.66 GHz core i7 Logic, Garageband

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