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Individuals/Companies Creating Computer Composed Music

(Note: I retitled this post on March 10, 2017.) A topic that has fascinated me in recent years is that of computers writing music. They’ve actually been doing it for some time. This is, of course, a controversial idea and questions abound. Will computer songwriters put working human composers out of work? Should we even…… Continue reading Individuals/Companies Creating Computer Composed Music

composing · instrumental music · theory

Songs can be harmonized in different ways

Note: To understand this article you’ll need to be familiar with basic chord theory and the use of Roman numerals to notate chords. (This link can fill you in.) I often find myself having to learn songs quickly. (Related article: How to learn a lot of songs fast.) Often I’ll end up scouring the internet…… Continue reading Songs can be harmonized in different ways