I Write The Music

How to Write Better Melodies with Motivic Development

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 30, 2018

 

Published on Aug 8, 2017

This Loop of the Day packs a big punch of melodic development. — http://www.patreon.com/jeffschneider — To learn more about Skype lessons: http://bit.ly/2mZo0nc — My Gear (but does it really matter?): Saxophone: Reeds – http://amzn.to/2byJByQ Ligature – http://amzn.to/2b1uYll Mouthpiece – http://bit.ly/2lKbmb8 Saxophone – Selmer Mark VI SN: 111XXX – http://bit.ly/29W1Srz EWI – http://amzn.to/2b1EKXj Production: Logic Pro X – http://apple.co/2ddYCu8 Slate Digital Everything Bundle – http://bit.ly/2qU4RZ4 Toontrack EZ Drummer – http://amzn.to/2tSnjSH Toontrack Superior Drummer – http://amzn.to/2uiiNOs Waves Plugins – http://amzn.to/2cG5ET7 Omnisphere 2 – http://amzn.to/2cG6RK7 Trillian – http://amzn.to/2cwDtbL Keyscape – http://amzn.to/2i7eQmI Native Instrumen ts – http://amzn.to/2cOBGlo Midi Controller – http://amzn.to/2bdjNtd Studio Monitors – http://amzn.to/2tcbiIZ Mixcube – http://amzn.to/2unqh23 Studio Mic – http://amzn.to/2cK1LP4 USB Mic – http://amzn.to/2hwYXFn Instagram: @JeffSchneiderMusic Snapchat/Facebook/Twiiter: @JSchneidsMusic http://www.JeffSchneiderMusic.com
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Adam Neely – The 5 Music Theory/Composition Books That Most Influenced Me

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on September 23, 2018

 

 

Published on Jun 4, 2018

These music theory and composition books were enormously influential on my development as a musician in one way or another. They came at the right time for me – maybe they’ll come at the right time for you too! If you decide to check them out, do me a favor and click my affiliate links below!
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How to Compose Music – Lesson 2 – Harmony 101, Fit Your Melody to Any Harmony

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on August 28, 2018

 

 

 

 

How to Compose Music – Lesson 1 – How to Write a Melody

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on August 27, 2018

 

Published on Mar 21, 2012

http://www.artofcomposing.com/free Learn how to compose music, from start to finish. Be sure to sign up at http://www.artofcomposing.com/free 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.
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Composing for Strings

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 9, 2018

 

 

Published on Apr 7, 2017

In this episode, I discuss how I wrote a key theme for the film “Brimstone”. I’ll explore the melody, how I transcribed it for strings, some notes on harmony, and finally show you the final result with the recorded orchestra. I’ll also discuss the various plug-ins I use. SUBSCRIBE to never miss an episode! C O N N E C T http://www.junkiexl.com https://www.facebook.com/junkiexl https://twitter.com/Junkie_XL https://instagram.com/junkie_xl PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE! In case you missed it, you can revisit Season 1 here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…

Music Composition – Dissonance = Emotion

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 5, 2018

 

Published on Jul 15, 2017

BECOME A PATRON → http://bit.ly/2tqdPLG 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 → http://bit.ly/2uTQFlo SUBSCRIBE HERE → http://bit.ly/2eEs9gX,

Composing in real time (fast-forwarded) – by Nejc Kuhar

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on June 3, 2018

 

Published on May 19, 2013

A birth of a new composition! Watch guitarist and composer Nejc Kuhar compose the music you are hearing, from the beginning of an idea to the very last note! More about Nejc: http://www.nejckuhar.com Musicians: Mak Grgic- guitar Domen Lorenz- violin Eva-Nina Kozmus- flute

 

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How to compose successful tango music

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on April 11, 2018

 

Published on Jul 3, 2012

How to compose successful tango music? Interview with Pato Lorente winner of The National Competition Choclo 2012, including fragments of 4 winning tango music pieces performed by “Tango 02” at Academia de Tango in Amsterdam – July 2012. Film by Henryk Gajewski http://www.gajewski.tv
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How To Develop a Musical Idea From Scratch – Recording and Arranging

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on March 22, 2018

 

 

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ART OF COMPOSING – Composing Without An Instrument

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on February 13, 2018

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

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

 

 

 

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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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:
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● For more videos, courses and information please visit our website:
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What is Voice Leading? – Learn to Compose Music

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

Art of Composing 

 

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

Art of Composing

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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…

via What a Good Melodic Shape Does For a Song — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

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

 

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