There are many dimensions across which we can compare music. Most people categorize music "genres" (rock, pop, hip-hop, etc.). Sometimes, we might categorize music according to its mood ("happy", "sad", etc.). In different occassions we might choose different categorizations. However, there is a categorization that escapes many people, even though it affects the music they [...]
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A very important topic when writing music is the form of your song or piece. There are many different styles and methods of working on this matter. We will discuss these in this article.
First of all, everything depends on the kind of music you want to write. Pop and rock music for example have pretty [...]
Today, we’re going to discuss a few things about music theory. While most music theories revolve around scales and modes (which, of course, will cover at some point) I prefer another way of thinking.
Allen Forte was a musicologist that tried to analyze atonal music. He created a music theory revolving around pitch-class sets, which however, can [...]