Thesis• I have researched the process of music composition, about instruments and how those instruments have a big part of and can change the music composition process.
Personal Relevance• Music and making music is what I would love to do with my life• Something that I already have had a large number of knowledge when i started
Genres• There are many main genres that branch off into even more sub-genres• They all share a similar basic structure to their songs • Rock • Hip-Hop • Metal • Rap • Country
Structure• When writing a song, one needs to follow a main structure to put that song together • Intro • Verse • Chorus • Verse • Chorus • Depends on genre • Chorus • Chorus with small change • Solo, 3rd verse, altered verse, break, slow bridge, or breakdown • Outro
Genre Difference• There is one main part of a certain genre’s song that places it in that genre• Rock • Many guitar solos, standard drum beats, simple guitar riffs• Metal • distortion, breakdowns, complicated guitar riffs, faster drum beats• Country • clean guitars, slow calm lyrics, drum style similar to rock• Hip-Hop • simple drum beat from drum machine, synthesizers, 808 drums, other sound effects• Rap • fast paced but simple drum beats, little to no instruments and sound effects, fast paced lyrics
Metal Song Structure• Breakdowns, vocals that involve screaming, and fast drums and guitars are what makes up the metal genre• breakdown • grouping or pattern of notes played on the lowest string of the guitars that match up with the bass drum to create movement in the crowd