Composers throughout history have created great masterworks of art during times of hardship, here’s an examination of three such pieces.
Improve your composition, arranging, and writing with this collection of Soundfly articles full of tips and resources on music composition. For more help, check out Soundfly’s course, Introduction to the Composer’s Craft.
A practical guide to using intervals to create a range of emotional effects, because despite what you’ve heard: dissonance is king.
Want to write catchier melodies? Use any of these seven approaches to motif development and your melody will surely get stuck in your listener’s head.
With overwhelmingly positive results, we’re happy to share a few select testimonials of Soundfly’s Introduction to composition course directly from our students.
With overwhelmingly positive results, we’re happy to share a few testimonials of Soundfly’s Orchestration For Strings course directly from our students.
Today we’re exploring a concept in music that has taken us from Beethoven to Freddie Mercury and beyond. And it’s got a very, very silly name too.
We look at Ligeti’s famous composition in order to decide how much, or how little, the use of music’s foundational parameters really matter in composing.
You might recognize hemiola as being a foundational polyrhythmic beat of African music, but did you know you can also compose hemiola melodically?
This list profiles the most influential composers of the current century. But these artists are linked by more than just their accolades. Read on!
In Bach’s pre-Enlightenment time, understanding how and why he composed his music might lead contemporary composers to new and exciting areas. Learn more.