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Using chords as a start to composing music

Create new compositions with just a few chords

In this guide you will learn how to use chords as a jumping off point for music composition. Karen Macleod breaks down how to use the OneMotion Chord Player to explore initial ideas, then expand them in score-writing software.

The downloadable guide below includes 2 presentations:

  • ‘Using chords as a start to composing music’ by Karen McLeod
  • ‘Using Chrome Music Lab as a start to Composing Music’ by Paul Rosie

Karen Mcleod is the PTC Expressive Arts at Newbattle High School. Paul Rosie is Faculty Head of Expressive Arts at Kinross High School.

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Karen McLeod & Paul Rosie




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