Create Musical Energy with Rhythmic Patterns

Create Musical Energy with Rhythmic Patterns

This is Music Corner: your source for nerdy thoughts on music. I’m David Kulma. One of the coolest things about the piano is that you can create complex music all by yourself. But since the piano is a big box with strings hit by hammers activated by keys, it has no built-in mechanism to increase a note’s volume once you’ve already played it. The beginning of a note (the attack)…

Rhythm Improvisation – Piano Lesson 32, Part 2 – Hoffman Academy

Rhythm Improvisation –  Piano Lesson 32, Part 2 –  Hoffman Academy

♫ Hello and welcome back. I’m Joseph Hoffman. Today we’re going to be improvising together using different rhythms, so let’s come to the heartbeat mat and get started composing our rhythms. For a rhythm today let’s start with a quarter note, then two eighth notes, and then about two more quarter notes. Let’s see what this would sound like. We’ve got TA TI-TI TA TA. That’s pretty good, but let’s…

What’s Up with Zimzalabim’s Form? | Classical Composer Breaks Down the K — 6

What’s Up with Zimzalabim’s Form? | Classical Composer Breaks Down the K — 6

Red Velvet’s latest comeback, Zimzalabim, features such attractions as floating instruments, polygonal animals, and an unconventional use of pop song form. Let’s discuss these in reverse order in this episode of Classical Composer Breaks Down the K. I’ve discussed pop song form in past videos of this series, as has Umu in videos such as her Power Up review but now let’s look at it with a focus on the…

Music Composition (Part 2): Basic Ability of Composer

Music Composition (Part 2): Basic Ability of Composer

hello everyone my name is Myu. Today I’m going to discuss about music composition especially the ability of a composer. In order to be composer, composer should have some ability those are like projecting Pitches, idea and a rhythmic ideal and understanding of basics music theory and harmony as well and other than that the composer should know how to manipulate how to play the some musical instruments and composer…

03 Music Basics – Rhythm (Part 1)

03 Music Basics – Rhythm (Part 1)

When learning written music, it is good to know How to work out rhythms, sit back and watch the show. It’s the beat that drives the music, as we saw last time The rhythm sits on top, for now we’ll use some rhymes If on each beat you have a word then Crot- -chet notes are what you heard Quaver notes are two each beat so in a pair they…

How NCT 127’s Superhuman Transcends Harmonically | Classical Composer Breaks Down the K — Ep.4

How NCT 127’s Superhuman Transcends Harmonically | Classical Composer Breaks Down the K — Ep.4

NCT 127’s latest comeback, Superhuman, features such attractions as being awesome, people floating in the air, and a combination of standard fancy chords, and some quite unusual for pop. Let’s discuss these in reverse order in this episode of Classical Composer Breaks Down the K. To understand what’s happening harmonically, we need to look at intervals, and to understand those, we need to look at pitch. Pitch is a spectrum…

Mindfulness for Musicians

Mindfulness for Musicians

Ever wondered why some people seem to have a gift for music have you ever wished that you could play by ear sing in tune improvise and jam you’re in the right place time to turn those wishes into reality welcome to the Musicality Podcast with your host Christopher Sutton. Today I wanted to talk with you about mindfulness for musicians this idea came up in our recent episode with…

Hypermetric Contraction in Red Velvet’s Ice Cream Cake | Classical Composer Breaks Down the K — 5

Hypermetric Contraction in Red Velvet’s Ice Cream Cake | Classical Composer Breaks Down the K — 5

Red Velvet’s song Ice Cream Cake features such attractions as a cat with heterochromia that’s giant for no apparent reason, the girls wanting food — ice cream in particular — and choruses that start a bit sooner than you might expect. Let’s discuss these in reverse order in this episode of Classical Composer Breaks Down the K. To understand why the choruses sound like they come a bit early, we’re…

Dreams within Dreams: Composer Jae-Yeon Yoo ’18

Dreams within Dreams: Composer Jae-Yeon Yoo ’18

[Music] Yes, I’m a music composition major and an English double major with a minor in Russian. It’s definitely something I didn’t come into college planning to be. I think before I’d only ever played music and I loved it but I didn’t always understand what made like the gears turn around, why I felt this certain way when I heard a certain song and it was really exciting to…

Melody creation workflow using Orb Composer and Synfire

Melody creation workflow using Orb Composer and Synfire

In this screencast I’ll show you how to create a melody in Orb Composer and re-use it in Synfire I’ll start with a blank project in 12/8 time in c-minor I’ve inserted two instruments, a piano for the chords and a lead synth for the melody Now I’ve created a theme block with a question/answer type structure I’ll change one of the chords The piano plays one block chord per…