I am running out of music to make lol. Anyone have any ideas of scores to compose. For example a symphony or a boss battle (both things I have done). The first 3 ideas will be made into sheet music!

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3 months ago

A few questions about a jazz song I started today

This is probably gonna be way too long...
Here's the piece I'm talking about, it's in concert pitch just for the sake of simplicity.

1.) Chords
I got started on it by actually making stuff up on trumpet rather than sitting at a computer like I usually do, so I didn't really have a chord progression in mind when making it. I think I did an Ok job (yeah right) of making one for the first part (The Cm7-Edim-FM7-Em7, Cm7-Edim-EbM7-Dm7 one), but I'm lost after that. There are parts that don't seem like they could go with any chord, and I'm still a bit of a rookie to writing music so I'm not sure what I should make the chords to those parts. My bigger problem with the second part is that I don't want it to just be a bunch of random chords with no sense of direction. There needs to be a progression, right? But it doesn't seem like the melody I wrote is following one. Any help on that front would be MUCH appreciated.

2.) What do I do with this piano?!
I know that the piano should be doing something other than just playing whole note chords the whole time the trumpet is playing, but I can't figure out what it is for the life of me. If I try to make things different in the piano, it doesn't seem to blend well with the trumpet. If I just have whole note chords, the piano part is boring, and also sort of interrupts the trumpet during ties over barlines. I didn't have all that much time to experiment with this today, so I just put it all as whole notes temporarily.

3.) Harmon
When I was first coming up with the melody, I was playing with a harmon mute. Obviously a real instrument will always sound better than a simulated one, *cough* musescore trombone soundfont *cough* but I think that the sound of the musescore version would be a lot better with a muted trumpet rather than an open one. So, if anyone knows if there is a trumpet w/ harmon mute soundfont on musescore, please let me know.

Alright, thanks in advance!

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3 months ago

Arranging a song “Zhavoronok”, aka the Skylark.

I’m not done with it yet... but constructive criticism would be much appreciated! Please listen to the original before listening to mine:
This one is mine:
It says 2018 because I plan to be done with it by then. Thank you. I’m also hoping to get this published by a real publisher one day, so if you contact me at, you could help me out and you may be credited. This is the first major arrangement that I’ve ever done. I plan to be arranging more in the future (composing is absolutely not my thing!) Again, thank you!

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4 months ago

My song...

So this has been added recently, but i need support. I go back to school in a week, and i need advice on my score, "The Future is Now". I want constructive criticism and suggestions for the end and stuff. I want to play this with my future jazz band, and i want to print out the arrangement soon. Can anyone help?

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8 months ago

Mashup Ideas

Im thinking of making a mashup combining The Chainsmokers, Twenty One Pilots, and Green Day. Any suggestions? Please, if verses are explicit, substitute, as it will make it harder on me.

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a year ago