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Secret Composer - Complete Contents

Composition Topics

Orchestration Topics

Theory Topics

COMPOSITION

About Composition

COMPOSITION 101

Introduction

Composing the Melody

Expanding the Composition

Chord Progressions

Lucky 13 Chord Progressions

Expanding Progressions

BEYOND THE MAJOR SCALE

Minor scales

Lydian Scale

Pentatonic Scale

Whole Tone Scale

Diminished Scale

Multiple Scales

Conclusion

PUTTING IT TOGETHER

Piano

Pop

Orchestral

QUICK TRICKS

About Quick Tricks

Atmosphere

Battle

Below the Sea

Drama

Eerie Mood

Fairy Tale

Film Noir

Fun with Rhythm

Interrogation

Jungle Trance

Magical Moment

Mischievous

Mysterious Mood

Mysterious Mood 2

Nature

Sneaky Jazz

Tender Moment

Vamp/Comic 1

Vamp/Comic 2

Vamp/Dramatic 1

Vamp/Dramatic 2

COMPOSITION MOODS

About Composition Moods

Adventure

Ancient Times

Drum Loop Action

Fear

Light Comedy

Melancholy

Mystery

Pastoral

Sneaking Around-Comical

Wild Comedy

ORCHESTRATION

About Orchestration

STRINGS

General Info

Strings - Tunings

Violin

Viola

Cello

Bass

WOODWINDS

General Info

Flute

Piccolo

Oboe/English Horn

Clarinet/Bass Clarinet

Bassoon/Contrabassoon

Saxophone

BRASS

General Info

French Horn

Trumpet

Trombone/Bass Trombone

Tuba

PERCUSSION

General Info

Timpani

HARP & KEYBOARDS

Harp

Keyboards (piano/celesta/harpsichord)

GUITAR & ELECTRIC BASS

Guitar

Electric Bass

Instrument Names chart

Instrument Transposition chart

 

Acoustics Topics

ACOUSTICS

Frequency and Amplitude

Harmonics/Overtones

OCTAVE/PITCH REFERENCE

Octave reference numbers

Pitch/Frequency reference numbers

THEORY

Building Blocks

NOTATION

The Staff

Accidentals

Key Signatures

Concert Pitch

Additional Notation

RHYTHM

Beats

Measures/Meters

TEMPO/DYNAMICS

About Tempo/Dynamics

Tempo

Dynamics

HARMONY

About Harmony

INTERVALS

Basic Intervals

Compound Intervals

SCALES

Compare Scales

Diatonic scales

Modes

Compare Modes

Scale Degrees

CHORDS

What is a Chord?

Triads

What is a Triad?

Building Triads

Major chords

Minor chords

Augmented chords

Diminished chords

Sus4 chords

7th Chords

Dominant 7th chords

Diminished 7th chords

Half Diminished 7th chords

Major 7th chords

Minor 7th chords

6th Chords

Major 6th chords

Minor 6th chords

Chord Extensions

9th chords

11th chords

13th chords

Compare Chords

Chord Symbols

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Relative Major and Minor keys

Circle of 5ths