Step 4 - Music Theory 4 - Composition

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Step 4 - Music Theory 4 - Composition

  • Develops literacy, vocabulary!
  • Explains what composition IS!
  • Introduces basic tools of composition!
  • Continues to develop the abilities to read & play music.
  • Develops the beginner ability to compose music!
  • Fun, creative hands-on work!
  • Develops critical thinking skills!
  • Develops study in a self-determined manner!

A course for the musically advanced student who understands the essentials of music theory and history, and who is ready to work seriously as a composer. Through a lengthy series of detailed exercises, the student develops the skills needed to compose effective and interesting music.

A remarkable approach to beginning composition. Exercise after exercise taps into the students unknown depths of creativity, demanding he or she use all their understanding of music (acquired through earlier studies such as Music Theory 1-2-3) to master the ideas of composition. Enormous fun, tremendously challenging, the student's understanding and use of music will grow by leaps and bounds!

The homeschooler must purchase some related materials, such as the Ultimate Broadway Fakebook .

Required materials:

       Schaum's Fingerpower
       The Ultimate Broadway Fake book

       A Keyboard, preferably full sized (88 Keys)
       Two recorders which record and play back.

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