Posted by: GK Date: Friday, December 17, 2010, at 10:50 a.m. IP Address: p57b4fb0c.dip.t-dialin.net
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> 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?