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• Posted by: GK
• Date: Friday, December 17, 2010, at 10:50 a.m.
• IP Address: p57b4fb0c.dip.t-dialin.net
• In Response to: Dull (cs^tbl)

> No seriously: dull. This is not composing, but smashing a zillion colors
> o' paint onto a canvas while not caring about the shape of the subject.
> It's flat, seemingly has no goal, and it has a lot of broken chords - of
> which one of my composition teachers always said that broken chords are
> barely ever to be called a melody. It's mostly chords with some stuff
> around it to soup it up, a bit. But that has more to do with
> arranging/orchestrating than with composition. It's simply sound, but has
> no shape. Almost like having a box o' LEGO bricks and placing all of them
> bricks onto the green floor plate. Never a complete 3-dimensional house..
> just endless stuff directly onto the bottom of that floor plate.

Would you care to explain what "broken chords" are?




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  • Dull  (3142 views)
       cs^tbl - Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at 1:59 p.m.
    •      Re: Dull  (2997 views)    We're Here
         GK - Friday, December 17, 2010, at 10:50 a.m.
      •    Re: Dull  (3088 views)
           cs^tbl - Friday, December 24, 2010, at 7:00 a.m.
        •    Re: Dull  (2777 views)
             Matt S. - Thursday, December 30, 2010, at 2:01 p.m.
          •    Re: Dull  (2903 views)
               cs^tbl - Friday, December 31, 2010, at 3:12 a.m.
            •    Re: Dull  (2874 views)
                 Matt S. - Saturday, January 1, 2011, at 6:52 p.m.
          •    Re: Dull  (2946 views)
               GK - Thursday, December 30, 2010, at 5:08 p.m.
        •    Re: Dull  (2865 views)
             cs^tbl - Friday, December 24, 2010, at 8:05 a.m.
          •    Re: Dull  (2863 views)
               GK - Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at 5:32 p.m.
            •    Re: Dull  (2889 views)
                 cs^tbl - Wednesday, December 29, 2010, at 6:25 a.m.


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