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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
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
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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. Difference between G7 and Gma7

    Started by urucoug, 08-14-2007 02:43 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 32,887
    06-01-2008, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  2. Lyrics: How To Avoid Cliches

    Started by UKRuss, 07-06-2005 01:19 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 69
    • Views: 25,899
    11-30-2005, 03:50 AM Go to last post
  3. Cool Chords that work in a given key

    Started by gilcarleton, 01-08-2012 10:20 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 19,859
    07-13-2012, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  4. Lightbulb White Christmas Chord Solo

    Started by Guni, 12-11-2003 10:29 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 17,583
    10-29-2007, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  5. Lightbulb Song writing elements

    Started by darknailblue, 10-02-2004 01:23 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 16,063
    11-23-2004, 02:25 PM Go to last post
  6. Lead Sheet for Evidence

    Started by ClashlandHands, 12-08-2008 12:46 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 15,873
    08-11-2015, 02:45 AM Go to last post
  7. Composing 7/8 and 5/4

    Started by LaughingSkull, 09-04-2008 12:29 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 15,631
    04-11-2009, 03:52 AM Go to last post
  8. I'm having trouble creating simple songs

    Started by bball_1523, 11-25-2005 04:04 AM
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    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 15,401
    01-15-2006, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  9. Melody vs Arpeggio

    Started by ssyniu, 07-07-2016 10:39 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 14,868
    08-03-2016, 09:07 AM Go to last post
  10. Epic Power Metal - Chord Progression

    Started by JonnyGR04, 06-25-2008 02:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 14,463
    06-26-2008, 06:14 PM Go to last post
  11. tension and voice substitution charts

    Started by donald432, 04-27-2010 06:35 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 13,708
    04-29-2010, 04:30 PM Go to last post
  12. Melody first or lyrics: what the pros do...

    Started by faintron, 10-14-2009 07:45 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 13,034
    02-12-2010, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  13. Composing instrumental guitar music

    Started by Steinberg, 06-22-2007 10:30 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 12,787
    08-18-2007, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  14. writing melody

    Started by jimc8p, 10-01-2009 02:27 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
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    07-13-2012, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  15. song part names and definitions

    Started by extra-solar, 03-06-2008 03:15 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 12,211
    03-28-2008, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  16. Confused about modes?

    Started by JackOnTheRocks, 08-20-2015 06:22 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 11,967
    04-04-2018, 06:15 PM 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
    • Views: 11,854
    10-07-2007, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  18. 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
  19. Beatlesque Style Progressions & Why They Work

    Started by Los Boleros, 12-11-2004 10:21 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
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    05-09-2010, 12:09 AM Go to last post
  20. how to write vocal melodies?

    Started by iROBot99, 03-27-2006 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 11,073
    04-18-2013, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  21. Composition programs

    Started by AyKay, 08-06-2004 05:05 AM
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    • Replies: 27
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    12-19-2005, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  22. 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
  23. minor and major pentatonic- harmonization

    Started by rafapak, 06-26-2010 12:30 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 10,234
    07-01-2010, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  24. Impressionism

    Started by =Bob=, 03-29-2005 09:48 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
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    05-25-2006, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  25. Choosing Between Enharmonic Equivalents

    Started by TJM, 03-06-2011 09:47 PM
    enharmonic intervals
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 10,140
    07-23-2012, 09:26 AM Go to last post

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