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The everything music composition book : a step-by-step guide to writing music

Author: Eric Starr
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, ©2009.
Series: Everything series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You will learn: music theory and music's building blocks, including pitch, equal temperament, intervals, time signatures, scales, chords, motives, cadences, melody, harmony, rhythm, counterpoint; how to tell a musical story through mood, texture, tension and release; how to read standard notation, figured bass, Roman numerals, chord symbols, and guitar tablature; the variety of musical forms as used in classical and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Books with discs
Nonfiction
Compact discs
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Starr
ISBN: 9781605500935 1605500933
OCLC Number: 251226942
Description: xii, 291 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (27 min., 36 sec. digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: Before you begin --
History of composition --
Composition in popular music --
The elements of music --
Pitch and scales --
Exploring harmony --
Basic melodic construction --
Combining melody, harmony, and rhythm --
Texture and mood in music --
Telling a story --
Musical forms --
Writing for the piano --
Writing for singers --
Writing for guitars and electronic media --
Writing contemporary jazz --
Writing for strings --
Writing for wind instruments --
Writing for drums and percussion --
The orchestra.
Series Title: Everything series.
Other Titles: Music composition book
Responsibility: Eric Starr.

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This book is an all-in-one guide for people who want to compose their own musical arrangements. You will learn to tap into your creativity while integrating melody, harmony, rhythm, and other musical  Read more...

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