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Q&A: What is Your Process?

Question: What is your process for arranging or transcribing music?

  1. SONG SELECTION. Naturally, the first step is to select a song for arrangement! Although this sounds simple, there are some important things to consider when choosing a song.
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Music Arrangement

Q&A: What Software Do You Use?

One of the most common questions I receive from viewers is “What software do you use to create your music?”

The answer is Avid Sibelius First.  393 more words

Sheet Music

Shadows of a Doubt

“Shadows of a Doubt” is an original composition intended to combine the feel and ambience of a sixties guitar instrumental with slightly more complex harmonies than were typical at that time.

Guitar

Thank You Girl

“Thank You Girl” was released as the “B” side of “From Me to You” in England and the “B” side to “Do You Want to Know a Secret” in the USA. 45 more words

Guitar

Ideal Conditions for Writing? Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

What are ideal conditions for writing? Far be it for me to offer advice, but since you didn’t ask, I’ll relent.

First of all, it is a myth that poetry, unlike it’s more verbose cousins (novels, plays, essays) is best written on paper. 413 more words

Poetry

Mustang

“Mustang” was first released on a 4- song EP (Extended Play) record by the Shadows in 1961 that also included the “Theme From Shane”, the “Theme From Giant”. 93 more words

Guitar