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Rick Beato

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In this episode is explore how to compose melodies using chord structures. THE BEATO CLUB →…


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Published on Oct 1, 2014

Ivan Trevino and Michael Burritt perform Ivan’s marimba duo Catching Shadows. While some might know the percussion sextet version, Catching Shadows was actually first written as a marimba duo for Michael and Ivan to perform together.

Ivan and Michael both perform on Malletech instruments and mallets, and sheet music for Catching Shadows is available at

Duke Ellington, Composer

August 19, 2019

Spitfire Audio
Published on Jul 24, 2019

Learn more about Eric Whitacre Choir: Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre shares how he approaches composing for choir.

Watch Eric’s Deep Field film:

Gary Ewer
Published on Jan 16, 2019

See Gary Ewer’s songwriting ebooks:…. And check out “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” blog at

If you check out “Greatest Songs Ever” lists, you’ll almost always notice that the majority of the songs are there, at least in part, because of their excellent lyrics. In this video, we take a look at five characteristics of what makes a lyric great. You’ll learn about style of writing, emotional content, imagery, and much more. If you feel inspired to take your lyric writing to a higher level, start with the basics as described here in this video.

Spitfire Audio
ublished on Jun 8, 2019

Libraries used in this demo:

Sacconi Strings:

compose music for a string quartet.

Art of Composing
Published on Sep 18, 2017

The two main theme types, the sentence and the period have somewhat different musical goals. In this episode, I talk about how I use them in my own composing.

Maximize Your Orchestral Compositions – Understanding One Important Concept

Michael Patti
Published on Nov 5, 2018 Overcome the one trap that can keep your music sounding thin, substance-less and amateurish. For Educational Use Only.

Written by: Michael Barry Edited and Narrated by: Anthony Parnther




May 4, 2019

Composer’s Workshop – David Low – Cello

Inside the Composer’s Workshop: Whirlwind: From Sketch to Score

Composer’s Workshop – Dylan Hart – French Horn

ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis: An Inside Look

DUANE: While listening, please observe the manner in which small ideas expand into larger ideas within a chord progression; within a Form.

Jacob’s Piano

Published on Apr 7, 2019

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▼SHEET MUSIC + TRACK LIST▼ 00:00 ; Braveheart & Titanic | ; La La Land | ; Arrival of the Birds | ; Interstellar |

Art of ComposingPublished on Sep 19, 2017

It is possible to write without the aid of an instrument. Instruments can actually be detrimental to your composing. And it’s not just instruments. DAWs, notation software, and virtual instruments all get in the way of the pure ideas we have. Find out why.

Art of Composing

Published on Mar 21, 2012 Learn how to compose music, from start to finish.

Be sure to sign up at to get the full benefits of the course including summaries of all the lessons, worksheets and additional videos. In this course, you’ll learn about melody, harmony, form, accompaniment, dynamics, articulations and how to make your music generally sound good. Study the ways in which Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven all made their music work. Lesson 1 – How to Write a Melody – Learn about how to write a Basic Idea, the real building block of classical music. The easiest way you’ve ever seen, to write a convincing melody. Lesson 2 – Harmony 101 – Learn about harmony, and how to make the basic idea you wrote in lesson 1, fit to different harmonies. Lesson 3 – The Musical Period – Learn about the musical period, the first of the small theme types that classical composers use in their music. Lesson 4 – The Musical Sentence – Learn about the musical sentence, the second of the small theme types that classical composers use in their music. Lesson 5 – Functional Harmony – Start to get in depth with your knowledge of harmony. Find out what you’ve been missing that will make writing chord progressions easier than ever. Lesson 6 – Harmonic Progressions and Chromaticism – Learn even more about how to use harmony to get the effects you want in your music. Learn about the different types of chord progressions, sequences and how to easily use chromatic harmony. Lesson 7 – Your First Complete Piece – Learn about small ternary form, and how all the previous lessons fit together to create a complete piece of music. Lesson 8 – The Details – Learn how to use your accompaniment, articulations and dynamics to create a great sounding, convincing piece of classical music.


Published on Jun 2, 2017

Rick Beato

In this episode of Everything Music we explore the concept that Dissonance = Emotion. This is Part 2 of my film scoring tutorial. BUY THE BEATO BOOK HERE →


Published on Aug 8, 2017

This Loop of the Day packs a big punch of melodic development. — — To learn more about Skype lessons: — My Gear (but does it really matter?): Saxophone: Reeds – Ligature – Mouthpiece – Saxophone – Selmer Mark VI SN: 111XXX – EWI – Production: Logic Pro X – Slate Digital Everything Bundle – Toontrack EZ Drummer – Toontrack Superior Drummer – Waves Plugins – Omnisphere 2 – Trillian – Keyscape – Native Instrumen ts – Midi Controller – Studio Monitors – Mixcube – Studio Mic – USB Mic – Instagram: @JeffSchneiderMusic Snapchat/Facebook/Twiiter: @JSchneidsMusic



Published on Jun 4, 2018

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