In Dorico on mac, F3 should open the mixer, not launch mission control. Fluor fixes that.
Watch me compose as quick as I can in five minutes. The goal of this episode is to just show you what it’s like to sit down and write some music. It’s really no big deal. I sit. I play. I write.
Sketching music is something that every composer must do. But there seems to be very little practical information about the process. So I am setting out to explore what it means to sketch music, techniques of sketching music, and why you should be working on sketching.
The composing process is messy, but having a solid understanding of it, can lead to better compositions. Learn about the first stage pre-composition.
Jazz musicians can teach composers a thing or two. Especially highly accomplished jazz musicians, such as Bill Evans. In this article, we take a deep dive into the universal mind of Bill Evans. We’ll learn how he thinks about creating, mastery, and teaching. Read More
It’s time to go an inch wide and a mile deep. We are starting a series in which we will try to really get to know Mahler… What makes him tick? How did he become great? What are his characteristic style traits and Mahlerisms? Read on to learn about Mahler, the man… the composer.