AOC 004: The Pathway to Mastery, Part 1

Art of Composing Podcast

Episode 4 of the Art of Composing Podcast. This episode is all about starting on the pathway to mastery. What is mastery? Well, it is the state that you achieve, where you have almost magical powers of control over your chosen field. How do you … [Read more]

Melody Writing – Part 4: 10 Great Melodies

Melody writing is like kung fu. You must learn to see melody in everything.

There are just too many great melodies to pick from. None the less, I picked 10. These are guys that you can consider kung fu masters of melody. Like Mr. Miyagi says, "Everything is Melody... I mean Kung Fu." 1. Jules Massenet - Meditation from … [Read more]

AOC 002: The Process of Composing Music

Art of Composing Podcast

Episode 2 of the Art of Composing Podcast. In this episode, I talk about my music composition process. The goal here is not to have something complicated and strange, but to layout how I structure my composing sessions. What is in this … [Read more]

AOC 001: What is Music Composition?

Art of Composing Podcast

Well this is exciting. This is the very first episode of the Art of Composing Podcast. You want to know something funny? This is actually the 4th - 1st episode. That's right. I have recorded, and re-recorded a first episode 4 times, going all the way … [Read more]