Jeremy Stewart replied to Henri Vartio's discussion How to build "non tonal" harmonies?
"Oops! I didn't know that, thanks for the info. I will definitely be checking out Hindemith's system.
Fredrick zinos said:
"Atonal music can't be analyzed using traditional chord symbols."
 
Except of course, that is exactly what Hindemith did with…"
Aug 23, 2011
Jeremy Stewart replied to Henri Vartio's discussion How to build "non tonal" harmonies?
"Atonal music can't be analyzed using traditional chord symbols. There are other methods for melodic and harmonic organization, and there obviously has to be some rhyme and reason to the whole thing, creating music that has an impact on the listener…"
Aug 23, 2011
Jeremy Stewart replied to So Hyun Jung's discussion Sibelius??
"Sibelius 6 is great. Makes notation a breeze, and they finally made formatting SIMPLE! Woo! The sounds are fantastic, but you can either plug in another VST or AU instrument or export the midi into another sampling program. 
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Jul 13, 2011
Jeremy Stewart replied to Henri Vartio's discussion How to build "non tonal" harmonies?
"Experiment with modal scales that aren't taken from modes of major key. Use modes of harmonic or melodic minor.
 
Check out Bartok's Mikrocosmos books, lots of great compositional ideas laid out in a way that would make it seems like a beginner's…"
Jul 11, 2011
Jeremy Stewart replied to Henri Vartio's discussion How to build "non tonal" harmonies?
"Check out some music by people like Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Steve Swallow, Joe Henderson, and other guys of that generation. There's a lot of "non-functional" harmony in use in their tunes, but all done with recognizable chord changes. They…"
Jul 11, 2011

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