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I set out to challenge myself with this particular work. As chromaticism is a strong component of my musical language -I decided to do away with it for this particular episode. The transitions are more seamless and are derived from fragments of the ending section (something I'm becoming fond of doing, to be honest). The score is a tad messy -but I'll provide a clean copy eventually.
I've seen a lot of works in the forum that share a common thread: lack of musical development. Developing your musical ideas is one of the top cornerstones of music composition. Certainly, we all could just state one idea after another -each totally unrelated but interconnected within a harmonic framework and structure. However nice we make the work sound... how similar the ideas are... it's not truly going to really go anywhere -and very little (if anything) will be remembered by the listener. So, this post will look at a few techniques that can help you get the most out of your mus
What specifically do you do to plan out a development section in sonata form? Should the modulations and the order of the themes/fragments follow any sort of predesigned logic (other than 'mix them up')? The keys that should be used are mainly what's bothering me, mostly because my modulations tend to sound forced to me, especially in the development section.