Last week I read an article in the New York TImes on musical motives and it’s connection with our own human DNA
This has inspired me to think about the ways we can take a small thread of music and weave an entire world out of it
I find it can be very useful to have a set of techniques I can apply to my own motives to help realize their full potential.
Lets take a set of pitches and I will call this my motive. Below is a list of 10 compositional devices you can use to transform your motive. Next week we will look at another 10