Ch 6: How to Compose, Arrange & Improvise Music

About This Chapter

Learn about the rules and techniques for writing and arranging music. Use the lessons in this video to deepen your understanding of the various ways of making music.

How to Compose, Arrange & Improvise Music - Chapter Summary

This chapter tackles the various aspects of musical composition. Learn about the rules for writing four-part music, as well as transposition, music theory and the methods of transformation and more. Once you have completed the lessons in this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Understand compositional techniques and textures
  • Explain how to utilize technology in music composition
  • Define transposition in music
  • Discuss the methods of thematic transformation
  • Describe how to harmonize and improvise on a melody

Our expert music instructors have prepared the lessons in this chapter to make sure you have a high level understanding of the material. The lessons are informative and available online at any time to help you in your studies. You can follow-up on the lessons with lesson and chapter quizzes, to make sure that you are retaining all the needed information. Be sure to follow your progress in your personalized dashboard.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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