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.

Composing for Strings

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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…

 

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,

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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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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.

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● 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.

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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

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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

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

 

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Point Blank Music School

 

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Rick Beato

 

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