Friday, August 18, 2006

Simple ABA Form - Creating Your Own Piano Compositions!

Form… to give shape to something. Yes, form is about giving music shape. Odd as this sounds (because we can't see music) there can be a definable shape to our creations. One of the more frequently used forms is called ABA.

This means we play a section of music 1 or 2 times, we play another (B) and then we return to our first section. Seems simple enough right? Yet many students have trouble creating their own piano compositions using this simple form. Most likely, this has to do with thinking too much. Many students over think things and make their job of music creation that much harder.

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