Monday, April 23, 2007

Musical Compostion - How To Listen To Music Like A Composer

Did you know that there is more than one way to listen to music? I first read about this from a small book by composer Aaron Copeland.

You see most people listen to music as if something were washing over them. They listen to the oncoming barrage of notes and chords and never wonder or understand how it achieves the effect it does.

Not composers. They listen differently. While most people enjoy music for music's sake - a composer listens for sections or how the music is constructed.

I'm not saying that composers never listen to music for pure enjoyment.... Click here to read more!

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