This is pretty standard advice in the academic world. Whether it’s in a school classroom or in a self-taught setting, taking notes helps us to internalize what we learn. I talk about taking notes in a music journal in this article.
But music is not made with the words we write about it. Music is the art we create with sound. So, in addition to taking notes on the inner workings and theories of music, it’s also important to make use of the theory by writing our own music. In other words, write music while you learn music!
In this article, we’ll discuss 3 big reasons to write music while you learn music:
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I suppose this can be considered a motivational post. Who doesn’t want a little motivation when it comes to their passion? I was originally thinking I’d title this article “The Top X Reasons You Should Never Quit Making Music,” but I don’t even know the reasons why you do make music.
What I do know, however, are the reasons why I make music. And at the end of the day, the only true advice I can give is from my experience.
In sharing my reasons to never quit music, I hope to inspire you to keep improving your craft and producing your own art. The musical creation process is important not only for us as individuals, but for the world in general.
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