237 Answered Questions for the topic Composition (Music)

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6/8 Time Signature

In one measure of music with a 6/8 time signature, how many 16ths occupy the measure? How many 32ths?
Composition (music) Music Music Theory

04/22/22

What is the circle of fifths used for?

I understand what the circle of fifths is and its layout, but all I've understood how to use it for so far has been using it to remember the fifth of a certain key (e.g. G is the fifth of C major).... more
Composition (music) Music Guitar Music Theory

02/17/22

What octaves would each guitar string be tuned to here?

What octaves would each guitar string be tuned to with the provided notes? (e.g. E3, E4, D3, D4 etc.)1- E2 - B3 - G4 - D5 - A6 - FI'm also worried about my strings breaking - is there just one... more
Composition (music) Music Music Theory Songwriting

12/14/21

How do I know what chord progressions to use in my songs?

Composition (music) Music Theory

11/08/21

What is a Phrygian cadence?

Composition (music) Music Music Theory Music Production

10/16/21

What is the musical instrument being used in this song? (Not referring to the drums/percussion, or bass instruments) And if the sound was made electronically, what do I do to make it?

I am trying to find this instrument being used so I can create an isolated remake of it without the other instruments since I couldn't find any good acapellas. I feel like it might be a stringed or... more
Composition (music) Music General Music Music Theory

09/21/21

How do you write good melody lines?

I make pop songs. I want to know more about what's the best way to write good melody lines during the verses, pre-choruses and choruses? What is a good rhyming scheme?
Composition (music) Music General Music Music Theory

06/10/21

Music Questions

I need clearly to a question. I thought the answer was 1-D-Flat major. According to my study notes from school, whatever music piece the concert pitch is in, you would lower the key for... more
Composition (music) Music General Music Theatre

02/17/21

Thoughts on The Battle of Yorktown from Hamilton?

Thoughts on The Battle of Yorktown from Hamilton performance? What are the performing forces?is there action taking place or does it seem that time has stopped and the singer is emoting? Or, both... more
Composition (music) Music Music Theory

02/08/21

How do you write a melody?

12/22/20

How to Read Music

Reading Treble clef remember this phrase for line notes(a line note has a line going through the note head ): --------------------------------------------------------------Fly... more
Composition (music) Music General Music Guitar

12/17/20

Cadences and Their Uses

Hey musicians and song writers! I wanted to reach out and see if anyone is familiar with cadences and how they are used in songwriting, theory (jazz and classical) and how you can use them in your... more
Composition (music) Music General Music Music Theory

12/01/20

In the key of F write out the chord progressions

In the key of F write out the progressions: I, vi, ii, V, vi
Composition (music) Piano Music Theory

11/26/20

Would you like to know more about Harmony and big juicy chord voicings?

Composition (music) Music General Music Music History

11/11/20

Why is Theory important to new musicians?

Theory has helped people pick up on small details. Sometimes, looking at what a composer has written and why a composer wrote it can sketch out the idea of how to perform a piece. Theory is more... more
Composition (music) Music General Music Music Theory

10/18/20

How long should I take voice lessons?

Composition (music) Music Theory

04/15/20

What's the difference between composition and arranging?

Composition (music) Music General Music Music History

04/03/20

Have you heard music in your favorite movie?

Choose a movie of your liking. Explain to me where you hear music throughout the movie. Choose a particular scene. How does this music make the scene you are referring to more important, more... more
Composition (music) Music General Music Music History

04/02/20

Has anyone watched A movie with great music

Choose a movie of your liking. Explain to me where you hear music throughout the movie. Choose a particular scene. How does this music make the scene you are referring to more important, more... more
Composition (music) Composition Theory

07/17/19

Can someone explain the theory behind the changes in Superstition by Stevie Wonder?

I'm learning Stevie Wonder's Superstition on guitar (an awesome song) and I'm really curious about the theory behind the changes in the chorus. The intro and verse are just a riff in E minor... more
Composition (music) Composition Practice Time Signatures

07/17/19

Tips on counting and playing odd time signatures?

I'm pretty interested in learning, composing and playing along to songs using odd time signatures (3/4, 5/4, 7/8, ...) and I'd like some advice on how to wrap my head around all this stuff. For... more
Composition (music) History Composition Technique

07/16/19

What is the earliest known use or indication of "col legno"?

_col_ **legno** or _col_ **legno** _battuto_ meaning : strike (the string) with the **wood** (of the bow) is commonly found in 20th century chamber music. But I have heard it might have been used... more
Composition (music) Composition

07/12/19

Is there a term for this compositional technique?

There are many examples of a particular compositional technique, so I was wondering if it had a name. The example closest to me right now is Beethoven piano sonatina in F, 2nd movement (Anhang 5),... more
Composition (music) Guitar Composition Chords

07/11/19

Which advanced chords can I use for a song composition in scale of G?

I am making a song composition in a scale of G. I have already used major chords **G, C and D** and in some places I have used **Am, Em and Bm**. I would like to make this composition richer with... more

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