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Creativeness and musical form - music


Do you blather on endlessly with your improvisations? If so, good. This has its place in music construction and in new age piano before a live audience in particularly. Just listen in to New Age pianist Michael Jones's music to hear an case of this kind of free-form improvisation.

Now, some of you want to coin amazing that will give the listener a to some extent more organized experience. How is this accomplished? By forming the music into a shape - an ABA shape for our purposes here. To give form to music does not call for as much guess and method as most associates think. In fact, it is as down-to-earth as applying the main beliefs of repetition and contrast.

Now in most new age piano music there is some kind of form that the composer uses whether it's extensive "A" form ala Michael Jones, or extensive "A" extensive "B" and back to "A" again as in some of George Winston's music. Think in sections people. A divide of music can last for as long as the character who formed it is complicated with it- that is, as long as the inspiration is fresh.

As soon as the music sounds dull it's time for a alteration - the next division of music. This is the point where a composer will add something-new (contrast) or, if she is smart, end the piece. If the music does not have that freshness, that touch of inspired in the minute fantasy, you'll be able to become aware of and hear it. Some composers are so in touch with their air that they can take you on a 20 or 30 exact journey using very a small amount means - but by using the basics of repetition and compare avow listener interest.

First, get your "A" section. The first few bars (8 usually) is more than an adequate amount to force you forward. You must adopt a listening feelings to hear what is advent next. You don't force nor will it into being. This will not give you what you want, which is, I'm assuming, inspired content. Listen, listen, snoop and the music will come. If it doesn't just do what Beethoven did.

He worked on 3 or 4 pieces at a time. When the inspiration dried up on a distinct piece he was running on, he just moved on to an added and singled out up on the others later on. You can do the same. Be bold and go forward. Don't be fearful of building mistakes. Be anxious of not trying.

Edward Weiss is a pianist/composer and webmaster of Serenity Music's online piano lessons. He has been selection students learn how to play piano in the New Age style for over 14 years and works with students in private, in groups, and now over the internet. Stop by now at http://www. quiescencemusic. com/piano_lessons. html for a FREE piano lesson!


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