Indian Composing Techniques
Music Composition 2A is an advanced level course in Music Composing. This Course specially designed for the students, who want to learn the concept of composing Songs for Indian Films. The course systematically teaches the students, who want to learn, understand and master the Techniques of Music composition to become a successful Music Composer and Music Directors. The student will learn how to compose a small motif and develop the motif into a phrase, Period and finally into a large song form.
Symmetrical Phrase writing technique.
Asymmetrical Phrase writing Technique.
The Parallel Phrase Structure.
Contrasting Phrase Structure.
Progressive Phrase structure writing.
Continuous Phrase structure writing.
Sectional Phrase structure writing.
The Concept of composing Pallavi.
The Concept of composing Anupallavi.
The Concept of Composing a Charana.
The internal Phrase expansion technique.
The external Phrase expansion technique.
The art of writing a perfect musical sentence.
The technique of using cadences to create interest in the phrases.
Minor mode song composition.
Analysis of Song structure-1
Analysis of Song structure-2
The student must have completed Music Theory 1, 2 and 3 courses or must have completed Grade 8 theory exam conducted by Trinity College of Music, London or ABRSM. The Student should be good in Western Music Notation reading and writing and also should have completed Music Composition 1 Course.
Software and Hardware Requirements
Any sequencing software (Cubase or LogicPro).
The students should be able to sequence music using MIDI keyboard.
The Students should also know how to use VST Plug-ins.
The Students should buy the Kontakt Library, Hollywood Strings, Hollywood Woodwinds, Hollywood Brass, Trillian, Omnisphere, Piano, Electric Piano, Groove Agent. Battery and Guitar VST Plug-ins.
PC or Mac system.
Songwriter's Workshop-Melody, Berklee Press.
Songwriter's Workshop-Harmony, Berklee Press.
Melody in Song Writing, Berklee Press.
Weekly two classes and each class is one hour.
Duration of the course is four months.