I Write The Music

BERKLEE SHARES – Melodic Rhythm, Lyric Rhythm – Part 1 of 4

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on October 13, 2017

 

 

 

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Music Composition Lesson 14.1 – Types of Melodic Phrases

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 1, 2017

Composition – Composing from a Chord Scheme (Lesson 4)

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on July 12, 2017

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Music Matters 

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Published on Jan 27, 2016

In this video we take a look at how we can take a simple chord scheme and compose a variety of melodies in different styles to give you an idea of some compositional techniques.

● Download more videos here: http://www.mmcourses.co.uk/composition

● About this series:
This package aims to help you acquire and develop your compositional technique, from starting with basic ideas and moving into more advanced writing. Area’s covered include melody writing, how to work with chords, setting words to music, dealing with texture, structure, how to write a song, and a host of other issues. This series, presented to you by ABRSM Examiner Gareth Green, will guide you through each area step by step in a clear and informative manor, lesson by lesson.

● If you are interested in downloading the rest of this series then please visit:
http://www.mmcourses.co.uk/composition

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What is Voice Leading? – Learn to Compose Music

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on July 6, 2017

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GARY EWER – Making Use of Musical Ambiguity in Your Songwriting – The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on July 4, 2017

There is a pattern you’ll notice in most pop songs, which is that as they move along, they alternate between sections that are ambiguous in nature and sections that are much clearer and easy to understand. I like using the terms “fragile” and “strong”: In many songs, that “fragile-strong” labelling is synonymous with “verse-chorus” structure.…

via Making Use of Musical Ambiguity in Your Songwriting — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

Art Of Composing – Composer Symposium – Composer Modeling

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 18, 2017

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GARY EWER – What a Good Melodic Shape Does For a Song – The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 3, 2017

In music, a melody that exhibits a kind of “arch shape” is a natural one that really works. Sometimes that arch shape — where the melody starts low in pitch, rises in the middle, and then descends again, is really clear and obvious, like the melody for Johnny Cash’s “I Walk the Line”: And sometimes…

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What is Voice Leading? – Learn to Compose Music

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 1, 2017

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Art of Composing

 

Harmonic Analysis – Wagner’s Prelude to Tristan und Isolde, Act I

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on May 20, 2017

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WAGNER – Tristan und Isolde – Prelude and Liebestod (Georg Solti – Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

Electronic Music Composition #6: Rhythm & Melodic Riffs

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on May 18, 2017

 

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Point Blank Music School

 

ART OF COMPOSING – How to Compose Music – Lesson 1 – How to Write a Melody

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on May 18, 2017

Art of Composing

 

How To Write and Arrange For Strings The Basics

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on May 2, 2017

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Rick Beato

 

Art Of Composing – The Process of Composing: Pre-Composition

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on April 7, 2017

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Art of Composing

 

Overcoming Composer’s Block – Art of Composing

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on April 3, 2017

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Art of Composing

 

Writing for Libraries: Music Composition Tips from Mark Cross | ASCAP | Music for Film

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 29, 2017
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Composing video game music to build suspense, part 1: ominous ambience

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 6, 2017

Video game composer Winifred Phillips shares expert strategies from her GDC 2017 talk, Homefront to God of War: Using Music to Build Suspense. Part 1: Ominous Ambience, with discussion of adrenaline, eerie sound design, & David Lynch. The 1st of a 5-part series.

via Composing video game music to build suspense, part 1: ominous ambience — Composer Winifred Phillips

Teaching Musical Phrases – mr a music place

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 2, 2017

From a perceptual perspective, phrase may be the most important musical element that a music educator teaches. While pitch and rhythm are perhaps the most foundational, and while there can be no phrases without pitch and rhythm, people perceive and understand music aurally in groups of sounds, not from individual notes. Even in instances where […]

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Art of Composing – Live Sketching and Counterpoint

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on February 24, 2017

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Published on Feb 1, 2017

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In this composer symposium, I sketch and complete a short piece for piano while answering questions and discussing my process of music composition.

 

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Jon Brantingham – Art of Composing – Techniques for Expanding Your Compositions

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on February 24, 2017

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Scott Metcalfe to Release Book Titled Creating Sounds from Scratch

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on January 21, 2017

Director of Recording Arts and Sciences Scott Metcalfe will release a book titled Creating Sounds from Scratch: A Practical Guide to Music Synthesis for Producers and Composers on February 2.

via Scott Metcalfe to Release Book Titled Creating Sounds from Scratch — The Peabody Post

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