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The fun and easy way to turn the tune in your head into afull-fledged composition!
Wish you could write music? You can! This friendly guide givesyou everything you need to start composing, from choosing the rightrhythm and tempo to writing with chords and melody to expressingyour musical ideas through instruments and voices. You'll see howto create popular songs, classically structured pieces, and evenfilm, TV, or video game soundtracks!
Discover how to:
Master chord progressions
Harmonize with melody
Select the right instruments
Write for multiple voices
Compose electronic music
Make a demo recording
Holly Day is a music journalist whose articles haveappeared in publications all over the world, including ComputerMusic Journal, ROCKRGRL, Music Alive!, GuitarOne, and Mixdown magazines. Her writing has received anIsaac Asimov Award, a National Magazine Award, and two MidwestWriter’s Grants. She is co-author of Music Theory ForDummies (Wiley).