Modern Music Composition

1386 WordsSep 24, 19996 Pages
Modern Music Composition Composition has been an ever-changing entity in our society. Music composition is also a very alternating subject of study. You have to keep up to date when you wish to compose a piece of music. This is strictly due to the progression of music in this day in age. If you fail to study, the music you are writing may, very well, upset the music community with old or potentially outdated material. The only way to stay up to date with composition is to listen to a lot of classical music, which seems to be, without a doubt, the best music to listen to. If you have not done your research on such music, you may find yourself running out of ideas for further compositions. Music composition is the subject of this…show more content…
If you do not have the building-block support on the bottom of the pyramid, the pyramid will collapse. The same applies for music. If you do not have the basics on the bottom, you will not be able to move onto the next level without the whole thing collapsing. So, you can see that the basics are what make the whole thing work. The third key-point is general-insight. The general-insight is the intuition that is put into a piece of music. The general-insight can be defined as the wisdom that you put into the making of piece of music. Just as you cannot throw together a three-course meal, you cannot just throw together a composition. The time you put into a piece of music must be productive and well thought through. The difference between a well-thought piece and one that has not been thought through is the difference between living rich and living poor, respectively. A perfect combination of all the proceeding fundamentals will give you a perfect piece of music. The degree at which you actually make the music is completely up to you. After coming up with the idea of the music and after you have learned all the required information there are a couple more things you may have to be concerned about. You have to, for one, select the level, or degree at which you will compose the music. There are several different degrees at which you can make the music. You can make it very easy so that anyone could play or you could make it
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