A02 Learn to Play: Guitar 1:56

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Learn to Play: Guitar

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Now you can play your guitar
right in GarageBand.

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Choose "Learn to Play"
from the "New Project" dialog,

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then pick a lesson.

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The first guitar lesson is preinstalled

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and you can download the rest
from the "Lesson Store".

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We can also purchase artist lessons.

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When you click "Choose"

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the lesson opens and begins playing.

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[Teacher speaking]

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In guitar lesson one

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the teacher covers the basics

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including hand position, tuning and technique.

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You can jump directly to different
sections
by clicking on the time line.

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[Teacher speaking]

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And you can repeat parts that you want practice

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by clicking the cycle button.

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[Teacher speaking]

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Open the setup window to choose
to view notation as score names,

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chord grids, tab or standard notation.

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When you're ready click "Play song"
to play the entire song

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along with the teacher.

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You can repeat sections
that you want to practice

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and stop playback at any time

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by pressing the space bar again.

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You can also slow down
the difficult part of the song

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to make it easier to learn,

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than increase the speed into you can play along

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at the original tempo.

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The volume slider lets you change
the overall volume of the lesson.

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For more specific adjustments

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click the "Mixer" button

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[Music]

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To monitor your progress
and hear how you sound

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you can even record your own part in the lesson.

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Click the "Record" button

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and then start playing
after one measure counting.

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You can even record multiple takes

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and save them to use
in your GarageBand projects.
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