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Elementary harmony question -- voice leading

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter Sep 15, 2012. 12 Replies

Hi all!I'm trying to teach myself some music/theory and I'm going through the exercises in Schoenberg's "Theory of Harmony". Since I don't have a teacher, I was hoping I could get some input from the…Continue

 

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
no single style or genre within art music
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Zagreb, Croatia
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
At the age of 10, I was taking guitar lessons for 2 years. In middle school, I played in school orchestra. During the first two years of college, where I studied computer science, I practiced electric guitar a lot (up to 6 hours a day, had a goal to play violin
repertoire on guitar). After that, I got back to finishing my CS studies.

Then there was a pause in my music life (got kids, job change...). In 2010, I decided that I really wanted to learn about music and composing. I bought (an upright) piano and a lot of books and started my journey. Currently, I'm working through A.Schoenberg's "Theory of Harmony" textbook.

In all this time, I've always felt the urge to compose. Of course, with my limited knowledge of music in general and music theory in particular, my "composing" never resulted in producing anything that deserves to be called a composition. I'm trying my best to change this.

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At 12:38am on July 13, 2011, Tyler Hughes said…

Welcome to the Composers' Forum

Could you please include the biographical information you sent me to your own page here. Thanks in advance

-Tyler

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