The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Composition (Paperback)

Author: Miller, Michael

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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

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Publisher Alpha Books
Mfg Part# 9781592574032
SKU 31222242
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1592574033
Release Date 10/4/2005
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Dimensions (in Inches) 10.5H x 8.5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note 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 IdiotÂ's Guide to Music Theory and The Complete IdiotÂ'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|

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