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How To Use Someone’s Musical Style Without Losing Your Own

September 5th, 2017 by

Musical Style musician man guitar recordingLearning how to use someone’s musical style without losing your own is quite tricky. There are various things that you have to consider, especially the technicalities of the thing that you are about to do.

Even if you are a seasoned composer already, you cannot still guarantee that you won’t experience these musical “lagging.” In fact, it is an inevitable predicament that you will tend to copy the music of other people. And the biggest deal about it is that you can be unconsciously doing such. Of course, it is a bad thing. Why? Well, because it is the epitome of plagiarism.

So if this is the case, are there any plausible options where you can somehow imitate the musical style of other musicians without stepping into a legal landmine? Yes, there are. Just take the time to read this article so that you will be guided. Don’t worry. These pieces of advice that I will give you are just basics and doesn’t require too much stressing on your part. (more…)

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