Compose Yourself: Don’t Step On The Cracks

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Are there times you feel that too much of our music sounds too similar?  Certainly in the popular genres, it’s really difficult to get your music to stand-out-from-the-crowd. There’s one fundamental of music that we all slavishly follow.  And that’s our unquestioning loyalty to Pitch.  A is 440Hz.  We know that because our digital tuner Read More

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Compose Yourself: Rules To Give You Freedom

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Composers are addicted to rules.  Ever since earliest times, fashion and theoretical rules have dominated the creative process.  And although many see rules as stifling and suffocating, composer Richard Mainwaring thinks they give him musical freedom. Imagine driving the roads of the UK without a Highway Code?  How much freedom would we all have then, Read More

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