Experiments in Music

This course is slightly experimental. That's why it's free.

My goal is to experiment with editing techniques to find new ways to show the act of composition.

Let me know what you think of the lessons.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    From Basic Idea to Small Ternary Form
    • Initial Basic Idea
    • Modifying the Harmony
    • Change the key, tempo, and feel
    • Changing the Mood From Happy to Sad
    • Picking a Basic Idea to Develop
    • The Contrasting Middle
    • Finalizing and Adding Details
    • Completed Theme
    • The Final Theme
    • Thoughts on "From Basic Idea to Small Ternary Form"
  • 2
    Messing with an Orchestration
    • About this Lesson
    • Working on an Orchestral Idea
    • Thoughts on "Messing with an Orchestration"
  • 3
    Composing a Mischievous Theme
    • Intro and Initial Improv
    • Composing the A Theme
    • Composing a Transition
    • Composing the B Theme
    • Finished Theme
    • Test Live Stream

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