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Q&A

25

Oct'16

Q&A: Getting Ideas Out of Your Head & Moving Beyond the Same 3 Chords

Here is a message I received from a former private and current ScoreClub student where he expresses some very common problems composers face and that i have also worked through …

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06

Jun'15

Q: Do You Think About Voice-Leading While Composing?

Here is a VERY common question. In the midst/heat of composition, do composers really look for parallel 5ths & octaves, and other voice-leading considerations? I remember as an undergrad¬†wondering if …

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25

May'15

Tips for Dealing with Composition Fatigue

My student Simon Donovan asked me a very important (and common) question about the process of composition the other day. Here’s his question and my reply. (Thanks¬†Simon for allowing me …

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