Electronic Composition
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How can I be more creative in my use of texture?

When working with acoustic instruments, it’s important to explore different ways of accomplishing the same goal. You probably remember the earlier example of the hymn setting where we discussed the differences in dynamic ranges between a mixed ensemble, now let’s take that same piece and see what we can change in the texture.

The goals for this arrangement were to make each repetition feel different and to add excitement through moving lines and counterpoint. Do you think those goals were accomplished? What could be improved upon?