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8 – Composition (Home)

 

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Composing help and reference

(dissonance, harmony, voice-leading, instrument ranges etc.)

Texture and sonority

(examples of textures that you can use for inspiration in your own composition – Western Classical Tradition and beyond. Skip to: Simple Quartet textures for Starting Points)


Writing a melody 

(a method for getting started on writing a Classical melody in the style of Haydn/Mozart)

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WCT Fingerprints

(common harmonic and textural features found in the music of the Western Classical tradition)


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Twentieth century composition

(some help with composing in the style of selected twentieth century composers)


Harmony and Tonality (PDFs)

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