Assignment #8
  1. 1
    Write in a mode other than Ionian or Aeolian
  2. 2
    Use the rhythm of a vocal refrain to influence the rhythm of the instruments.
  3. 3
    Include at least two alliteration groupings of three [for instance: "bad backyard barbecue"]
  • Due Aug 2, 2020
  • 7 Submissions
  • Created by Carseat


ryan July 23, 2020 11:27am

I am having a good time with this one so far. I have… no real idea what’s going to come out of it. But this is super interesting.

nick July 23, 2020 9:58am

Garlic Aeolian

ryan July 23, 2020 11:26am


Ben August 4, 2020 2:53pm

Aioli is to Mayonnaise as Aeolian is to Pure Minor

Other Assignments

Assignment #15
  1. 1
    Introducing them one at a time, create a stack of four equal-length, non-drum loops.
  2. 2
    With the loop stack running, add a fifth element on top—lead line, melody, whatever you please.
  3. 3
    Allow the fifth element to end and remove the loops, avoiding the reverse order in which they were added.
Assignment #14
  1. 1
    Write a theme song for an imaginary TV show.
  2. 2
    The show’s premise is equal parts your real life, and very much not your real life.
  3. 3
    Feature an instrument you have never featured before.
Assignment #13
  1. 1
    Borrow a phrase or line from Poetry Foundation’s Poem of the Day.
  2. 2
    Before considering any music, write all of the lyrics, including the borrowed line.
  3. 3
    Include at least one a cappella moment in the song.