Musical form is a tool that has been used by every great composer from Bach, to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mahler, and even living composers. But what is musical form, and how does it work? In this episode learn the fundamentals of classical musical form.
I thought I’d post about my own composing activities, which is something that I haven’t done a whole lot. Composing is a funny thing sometimes, because what you plan out, isn’t always what you end up finishing with. I’ll talk a little more about that when I get to my Piano Trio (still in progress […]
Musical Form – Rubber Mould or Useful Framework I believe that one of the best ways to unlock your latent creativity is through deep understanding of musical form. Not just on a surface level, but an understanding of why musical form works the way it does. Understanding musical form won’t make all your compositions come […]
The Emotional Process of Composing Music Do you have that desire to compose something great for the world? Did you experience something that you cannot explain in words? Music is an incredible thing, that can express the “inexpressible,” but how does that happen? How do you get from emotion to music? What is your process […]
Musical Form In All Its Glory Musical Form is very important in music and is often neglected. People want to go straight into writing a piece of music, without a plan, and just let the music take them wherever they want to go. But without an idea of or blueprint of what you imagine the […]