The two main theme types, the sentence and the period have somewhat different musical goals. In this episode, I talk about how I use them in my own composing.
In this episode, I talk about the basic idea, and why it’s such a useful way to start your themes.
In this video, I talk about Formal Functions, the idea that your music can represent temporality.
Completing the Musical Form Puzzle – Small Binary Form The small binary form is another one of those musical forms that is heard all over the place. Used for hundreds of years and still in use today, it gives you great flexibility. But there is some controversy. Sometimes the lines between small ternary and small […]