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Forum: Composition, Arranging & Analysis

Chorus, bridge, hook, theme? tension and resolution? Need to analyse the core components of a song? Need to write an arrangement for an instrument you're not familiar with? Post your questions and experiences here.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: iJam - Cry Me A River

    Started by bluesking, 01-18-2010 01:22 PM
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    07-24-2019, 07:00 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: iJam song suggestions

    Started by bluesking, 01-18-2010 01:17 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 29,883
    12-29-2018, 09:27 PM Go to last post
  1. Lyrics: How To Avoid Cliches

    Started by UKRuss, 07-06-2005 01:19 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 69
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    11-30-2005, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  2. I'm having trouble creating simple songs

    Started by bball_1523, 11-25-2005 04:04 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 56
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    01-15-2006, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  3. Cool Chords that work in a given key

    Started by gilcarleton, 01-08-2012 10:20 AM
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    • Replies: 44
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    07-13-2012, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  4. Impressionism

    Started by =Bob=, 03-29-2005 09:48 PM
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    • Replies: 41
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    05-25-2006, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  5. analyze my progression?

    Started by fortymile, 05-31-2005 06:45 PM
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    • Replies: 39
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    07-07-2005, 02:16 PM Go to last post
  6. Lightbulb White Christmas Chord Solo

    Started by Guni, 12-11-2003 10:29 AM
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    • Replies: 37
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    10-29-2007, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  7. Beatlesque Style Progressions & Why They Work

    Started by Los Boleros, 12-11-2004 10:21 PM
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    • Replies: 35
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    05-09-2010, 12:09 AM Go to last post
  8. Exclamation Urgent latin help needed!

    Started by phantom, 12-14-2004 10:34 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
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    12-18-2004, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  9. My song-writing article

    Started by EricV, 03-03-2005 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 10,138
    05-15-2005, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  10. writing melody

    Started by jimc8p, 10-01-2009 02:27 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 12,480
    07-13-2012, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  11. Composition programs

    Started by AyKay, 08-06-2004 05:05 AM
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    12-19-2005, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  12. Steps For Writing Songs

    Started by Cacophonic, 03-23-2005 05:51 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 8,238
    04-25-2005, 12:53 PM Go to last post
  13. Poll Poll: iJam voting

    Started by bluesking, 02-02-2010 01:56 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,963
    03-03-2010, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  14. How long does it take for you to write one song, record, and mix?

    Started by bball_1523, 04-05-2006 12:06 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 6,442
    07-23-2006, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  15. someone tell me exactly why this sucks?

    Started by fortymile, 09-05-2005 05:59 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 6,440
    09-10-2005, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  16. What do you think about the future of music

    Started by Marlinark, 10-30-2009 05:54 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    11-27-2009, 07:42 AM Go to last post
  17. Recognizing secondary dominants

    Started by metaljustice83, 09-11-2006 05:41 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
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    10-07-2007, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  18. Goood ideas going nowhere

    Started by Unhorizon, 07-14-2004 01:19 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 6,038
    09-14-2004, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  19. beach boys slash chords songwriting questions

    Started by brent, 10-08-2007 02:46 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,925
    01-13-2008, 01:48 PM Go to last post
  20. Confused about modes?

    Started by JackOnTheRocks, 08-20-2015 06:22 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 11,967
    04-04-2018, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  21. Melody vs Arpeggio

    Started by ssyniu, 07-07-2016 10:39 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    08-03-2016, 09:07 AM Go to last post
  22. when to use 7th chords

    Started by fortymile, 02-06-2005 01:24 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    12-01-2005, 04:09 AM Go to last post
  23. Difference between G7 and Gma7

    Started by urucoug, 08-14-2007 02:43 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
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    06-01-2008, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  24. Question on Chord Progression and Direction

    Started by Leviathon, 10-23-2007 08:41 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 7,186
    10-26-2007, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  25. Music!! What Makes Good Melody/Song?

    Started by salsainglesa, 04-02-2004 07:12 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 11,673
    06-11-2004, 11:28 AM Go to last post

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