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    Composing B: And so it begins…

    Following last week’s post about how to start a composition, well… how I am starting this composition…¬†a few decisions have been made. Whilst looking around for a compositional structure I came across several main elements: Variation Twelve-tone Sonata form Rondo Tone poem and my favorite: Minimalism Each have their own special qualities and after a little thought, I thought it would be nice to try Sonata form. I don’t remember the last time I wrote something in Sonata form (and stuck to it) so here’s an opportunity. At the moment, Sonata form will form the¬†dominating format, although during the creative process unexpected twists and turns can often lead compositions into…