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The physical and theoretical concepts of music as a means of communication.

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Western music is constantly evolving. Here we discuss trends and ideas of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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scales...cycles...polychords...tonal concepts...

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Challenges, Puzzles, and Exercises

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Challenge your compositional imagination

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Puzzles designed to drive you mad

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Harmonize a melody...write a variation...change the style...

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