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Pre-requisites of Composition  [Vintage]

Pre-requisites of Composition [Vintage]


In this class we take a look at what it takes to be a good composer. We first examine existing work and see what dynamics we can use to make a good tune. What chord structures can be used to invoke emotion in the listener? We also discuss two bar phrasing, high hand & low hand dominant phrasing, and idiom choice.

Date of Original Live Class: Monday, January 26, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Course Name: Technique Development
Class Name: Pre-requisites of Composition
Class Instructor: Marc DuBois

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Marc Dubois Marc is an experienced pipe band leader and bagpipe judge from the Northeast USA. He spent many years with the Oran Mor Pipe Band as a piper and as a bass drummer, and thus has a extensive background on the topic of pipe band ensemble. He's currently the Pipe Major of the Schenectady Pipe Band.