The Complete Idiot's Guide To Music Composition  -     By: Michael Miller
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Learn the components that will make your songwriting a success! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Compositioncovers melody, harmony, chords, scales & modes, rhythm and syncopation, building tension & release, repetition & variation, orchestration & arranging, songwriting, and more. Simple, direct instruction won't bog you down with unnecessary details; exercises are included to help you gain a feel for the concept. 264 pages, softcover. Answer key included.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: ALPHA
Dimensions: 10.82 X 8.46 X 0.67 (inches)
ISBN: 1592574033
ISBN-13: 9781592574032
Availability: In Stock
Series: Complete Idiot's Guide

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Write the songs that make the whole world sing.

A step-by-step guide to writing music, this book shows musicians how to compose simple chord progressions and melodies, and leads them through more advanced compositional techniques and musical forms. Designed for composers of all types of music, it includes instruction on composing stand-alone melodies, using different scales and modes, themes and variations, orchestration, and composing for film, theater, and videogames.
-Perfect complement to The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Music Theory and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Songwriting
-Includes a comprehensive glossary of musical terms, as well as an appendix of various computer-based composition tools
-Easy-to-use oversize trim

Author Bio

Michael Miller is the author of several books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Music Theory, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Playing Drums, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Singing, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Music Composition. He has been using Cubase for a number of years. He used Cubase SX to record the audio CD included with the second edition of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Playing Drums.

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