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Music Composition – How To To Create Contrasting Chordal Textures (part 2) – Music Composition

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Music Composition – How To Use Geometrical Inversions To Create Contrasting
Chordal Textures (part 2)

Hello this is Mike Hayes and I’d like to welcome you to our video
on music composition;

On this video we’ll look at some of the creative ways we can
approach the subject of writing music, the main focus of this
video will be about geometrical inversions.

So before we get right into the actual writing of the music I’d
just like to explain the concept of geometrical inversions when
we’re doing music composition. geometrical inversions is a
thematic development tool. it’s a way of presenting the one
musical idea four different ways; as you experiment with the
techniques and the concepts that I’ll present in this video
you’ll find that certain inversions of your melody will be more
expressive or have a more interesting character.

To show you how this works I’m just going to ask you to image
that this line represents the pitch element of my melody and
underneath here I’ll mark in the rhythmic pattern, so this is the
original presentation of my melody, it’s just going to be a one
bar melody at the moment; so we’ll call this section “A”, this is
the original presentation of our theme.

The “B” inversion of this melody would be to play the
exact same thing only backwards, like this, this would be the
pitch element and the rhythmic element would be presented like
this … so this is the “B” inversion.

The “C” inversion of the melody would be the same as the original
only this time it would not only be backwards but it would be
upside down; like this. here is the rhythm I’m marking in, so
this would be inversion “C”; it’s essentially like we’re looking
in a puddle of water and we’re seeing a reflection, the “C”
inversion is a reflection of the “B” inversion. And finally, the
“D” inversion of our melody would be exactly the same as our
original melody in the “A” position only this time it would be
upside down, so this is how it would look … and just marking in
our rhythms again, and as you can see the “D” inversion is a
reflection of the original theme, the “A” section.

O. K, now what I’ve done I’ve transferred our original sketch
over on to music paper so my first theme is just a very scale-
like theme, I’m starting on a C note, D and then E that’s the
pitch element and if you’ll recall we had this rhythmic pattern
of 2+1+1.

Now, to write in the “B” inversion it’s just simply going to be
the exact same original theme only backwards. So we’ll start by
writing in a one beat E, followed by a one beat D and then
finishing on a two beat C. O. K I think it’s pretty easy to see
what I’ve done there but it will give you a different melody. Our
next project is to show you how we can workout how to get an
exact reflection of our original theme when we invert the melody
in the “C” position and the “D” position. Now, to find our exact
reflection in the melody for our inversion “C” and inversion “D”

I’m going to begin by marking in our axis point the C, and I’m
actually going to work on the “D” inversion firstly it’s just a
little bit easier to show you that first.

So, the note C will remain exactly the same for the “d”
inversion, however, what I’m wanting to do now is measure how far
away is the second note in our melody from the note C and if I go
down to the keyboard here I can see it’s a distance of two
semitones, so to find the mirror image of the melody in the “A”
section what i do I measure down two semitones from C and that
would give me the note Bb; there’s my C

And now I’m going to mark in the note Bb, the next note in my
original melody is a distance of one, two, three, four semitones
from the keynote C .

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Music For Podcasts & Video

This album contains more than 750 MP3 tracks of royalty-free music. Track lengths range from 15 seconds to 4 minutes so you’re sure to find music that you can use.

Some of this music will be great as “intros/outros” for your podcasts. Other pieces will work well with your videos from 30 seconds to 4 minutes.

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Favorite Piano Music – Grieg

This is a selection of my favorite music by Grieg. 

Track List:

Peer Gynt Suite, Opus 46 12:54
Wedding Day At Troldhaugen, Opus 65 5:54
Poetic Tone Pictures, Opus 12 13:12
Piano Concerto In A Minor, Opus 16 41:07

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Favorite Piano Music - Grieg

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Gavotte

Peer Gynt Suite

 

Music For Kids

This is a selection of original music for kids (aged 3-10) that, I think, won’t drive you crazy when your child listens to it over and over again. It is in a variety of genres and is designed to stimulate a child’s imagination and to get them up and moving or dancing to the music.

Track List:

A Silly Chase 2:40
Busy Bee 2:33
Clowns 2:42
A World of Wonder 2:43
Baby Sings the Blues 2:49
Happy Together 2:35
Be Careful 2:39
Kid’s Polka 2:44
Cartoons 2:58
Follow Me 2:48
Do the Can Can 2:42
Fun For You and Me 2:38
It’s 1925! 2:39
Tag, You’re It~ 2:43
It’s a Mystery to Me 2:43
The Magic Castle 2:43
Let’s Rock! 2:42
My Adventures 2:41
The Little Ballerina 2:49
Sneaking Around 3:12
Play With Me 2:42
The Banjo Dance 2:39
Sleep Well 2:40
The Magician 2:52
A Bit of Classical 2:38
Toys on Parade 2:33

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Music For Kids by Scott Shannon

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A World of Wonder

Follow Me

Tag. You’re It!

The Magic Castle

 

 

 

Tribal

This is an intriguing selection of World music inspired by my travels around the globe and the music I heard while living in Morocco, Egypt, Thailand, Japan, Peru, India, and Europe.

Track List:

Before The Fertility God 6:00
Feast 3:56
Delhi-Ishus 3:45
Brian Boru’s March 2:21
Coptic Chant 3:22
Flying To Kenya 3:50
Gifts For the King 3:09
Cowboy Rhapsody 3:12
I Sing Of Thee 4:48
A Black Rose 3:50
Opium Lullaby 4:24
Molly 3:44
Praise To The One 5:00
Sakura 3:12
A Young Man’s Dream 2:30
A Night In Marrakesh 7:18
Thai Macabre 3:08
Sunrise Celebration 4:21

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Tribal by Scott Shannon


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Flying To Kenya

Delhi-ishious

Sakura

 

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Steampunk Music

Steampunk is a recent sub-culture development in our society. In this alternate universe almost everything is powered by steam and there is a fondness for the Victorian age.

The music on this album, mostly inspired by Victorian operettas, imagines a society where the instruments are mechanical, powered b y steam, and not always quite on the note.

I had a wonderful time creating this music and often laughed out loud as I worked on it. I hope you enjoy it, too.

Track List:

Alice In Wonderland 4:03
Happy Happy 10:04
Dance Of The Gourds 3:22
Waltz Macbre 11:52
Spanish London 2:32
So In Love Are We 6:52
The Haunted House 10:45
Moroccan Fantasy 7:18
Processional 3:08
March of the Gladiolas 2:13
Japanoise 9:50

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Steampunk Music by Scott Shannon


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Dance of the Gourds

Waltz Macabre

 

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Ragtime Piano

This album contains the work of Scott Joplin, Joseph Lamb, and James Scott. They were the most notable composers of Ragtime music from the 1890’s to about 1916.

Track List:

Cascades Rag 1:58 Scott Joplin
Chrysanthemums Rag 1:54 Scott Joplin
Bethena 6:22 Scott Joplin
Broadway Rag 3:01 Scott Joplin
Maple Leaf Rag 2:56 Scott Joplin
American Beauty 3:01 Joseph Lamb
Fig Leaf Rag 3:11 Scott Joplin
Easy Winners 3:15 Scott Joplin
Ragtime Dance 3:00 Scott Joplin
Ragtime Nightengale 2:55 Joseph Lamb
Pineapple Rag 3:10 Scott Joplin
Honeymoon Rag 2:55 James Scott
Searchlight Rag 3:10 Scott Joplin
Wall Street Rag 2:50 Scott Joplin
Bohemia Rag 3:21 Joseph Lamb
Grace And Beauty 3:15 James Scott
Rag Sentimental 3:21 James Scott
The Entertainer 3:23 Scott Joplin
Top Liner Rag 3:10 Joseph Lamb
Pegasus Rag 2:56 James Scott
Paragon Rag 3:10 Scott Joplin

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Ragtime Piano played by Scott Shannon

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Maple Leaf Rag

Pineapple Rag

The Entertainer

 

The Obsessions Of Sgt. Krug

This is a modern ballet in the style of 19th century classical music. It tells the story of a Russian peasant in 1812. He is a charmer and a womanizer who longs for more excitement in his life. He is recruited for the army to fight Napoleon. He enjoys his time in Moscow (womanizing) before heading off to war. He soon discovers the horrors awaiting him. He is promoted to Sargent after most of his regiment is slaughtered. He survives the war, but now longs to return to his simple peasant life. He returns to his village and continues his life as a charmer and womanizer.

Track List:

Village Frolic 5:20
Field of Dreams 5:38
Deceptions 5:31
March 7:22
War 4:26
Flirting With Death 5:34
Victory Celebrations 6:37
Dangerous Choices 9:10
In The Country 7:09
Playing the Field 5:48
The Thorny Path 3:11

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The Obsessions of Sgt Krug - a ballet by Scott Shannon


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March

Playing the Field

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I Am Egypt

This is a full-length modern ballet with powerful, evocative, and exotic themes. “I Am Egypt” is the story of the heretic Pharaoh Tutankhamen and Nefertiti, his beautiful and powerful mother- a tale of religious upheaval, murderous passion, and intrigue.

Track List:

I Am Egypt 7:00
Procession 5:02
Homage To Aton 9:36
At The Pharaoh’s Court 6:18
Palace Intrigue 5:31
Labour For The Gods 3:55
House Of The Dead 4:48
Valley Of The Queens 6:08
The Royal Hunt 4:24
In The Queen’s Chamber 4:48
My Lover Returns 4:10
Valley of the Kings 6:00
Sailing the Nile 4:10

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I Am Egypt - The Ballet by Scott Shannon


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Temple Procession

Labour For The Gods

Sailing The Nile

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Asian Symphony

In 1856 ships from the United States landed on the shores of Japan. The resulting culture clash has actually not ended to this day. (Having lived and worked in Japan I can definitely say that while the Japanese love Western culture, they do not like Americans.)

This music is my attempt to represent that initial 19th century culture clash through music. I have blended Western musical traditions with the often atonal Asian musical traditions.

Track List:

1st Movement 12:02
2nd Movement 11:02
3rd Movement 10:10
4th Movement 11:07

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Asian Symphony by Scott Shannon


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First Movement

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American Suite

“American Suite” is my celebration of the people and the land of America. It began as a symphony, but since I couldn’t stay within the constraints of four movements, it morphed into a suite of seven pieces. It is important to note that the fifth track, “The Rivers” is the most modern. It contains both traditional harmonies, as well as dissonant passages that reflect the corruption of our waters by polluters.

Track List:

Home Of The Brave 6:41
The Cities 4:04
This New Land 36:20
The Rivers 16:16
Our Tired Our Poor 3:07
Look To The Future 4:48

This album is available on Amazon, iTunes, and at other music download sites around the world for $9.49 (Amazon) or $9.99 (iTunes).  However, if you buy the album from this site the price will be only $7.50. Enjoy!

American Suite by Scott Shannon


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Listen To Samples From This Album:

Home of the Brave

The Cities

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