Episode 11-Chapter 6-My Motivic Makeover: Manipulation and Modification

Filed under:Announcements — posted by admin on May 23, 2008 @ 1:29 pm

Want some advice on ways of varying your cells, motives and melodies? Listen to Episode 11 of THE COMPOSERS NOTEBOOK podcast. In this episode, Nolan discusses expectancy in music and methods of varying motives by using the following techniques:

•Inversion

•Retrograde

•Augmentation

•Diminution

•Meter changes

•Rhythmic changes

•Pitch substitution

and the importance that the choice of keys and tempi has on the character of a composition.

UPDATE: As of 4/20/15 the audio podcasts are currently offline. Stay tuned for their return.



image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace