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Learn the fundamentals of four-part writing in this, the latest book in a series of books on music by award-winning composer, Jonathan Peters.
A great way to begin learning the fundamentals of four-part harmony is to study four-part vocal writing. Even if you do not intend to write for voice, much of what you learn in four-part vocal writing can also be applied to instrumental music.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS COURSE?
A computer or portable device with internet connection. A printer if you wish to print the assignments.
A basic knowledge of music theory and music composition. If you do not already have a rudimentary understanding of music theory and music composition, it is recommended that you take a theory and composition course before beginning this course. (See "Music Theory", "Music Composition 1" and "Music Composition 2" by the same author.)
Paper and pencil or some type of music notation software. Finale NotePad software is free. You can read more about NotePad and download it at: www.finalemusic.com/NotePad
Although not a necessity, it is very beneficial to have some ability to play the piano (or other instrument)
WHAT AM I GOING TO GET OUT OF THIS COURSE?
Free life-time access to on-line quizzes and assignments for each lesson.
.You will learn the basic guidelines and techniques of four-part writing.
By the end of the course you will be writing assignments for four parts.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
Anyone wanting to learn how to write for four-parts.
Every student of music
Beginning Composers/Songwriters (this is a beginning level course)
Visit the author's web site at: www.ComposerJonathanPeters.com
Author: Jonathan E. Peters
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 0.11d
About the Author
Jonathan Peters is an award-winning composer currently residing in the beautiful state of Colorado. Since 1990 he has worked as a composer, conductor, arranger, recording artist, educator and author. Mr. Peters holds a B.A. in liberal arts from Thomas Aquinas College and continued his graduate work for a M.M. in music composition at California State University Northridge, which included areas of study in advanced composition, theory, orchestration, and film scoring. Mr. Peters' music has been performed both internationally and by orchestras across the United States. He has won multiple awards and recognitions, such as 1st place in the 1996 Composers Today Contest. His nearly 50 works include 2 full length operas, a symphony, orchestral works, chamber music, choral pieces, and works for solo piano. Recordings by Mr. Peters can be heard on the radio, and his many albums sell in stores world-wide. He is also the author of the Scholastic Music Series, a collection of educational CDs that use music as a tool to teach various academic subjects. His CD, The Constellations - A Guide to the Orchestra, received the highest starred review from School Library Journal and is carried in libraries throughout the country. Mr. Peters is the author of five academic books on music and three children's books.
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