Writing a process essay presumes highlighting the process itself, as well as its particular analysis.
This is done with the following language statements: This is shown in standard notation below: The melody process is referenced by another process.
This process executes the melody process 6 times, incrementing time by 3.25 beats and decreasing volume by 10 each time.
Also, the time dimension is scaled by a factor of four in the execution of the melody process.
[Note: The score used for the recording sets some MIDI-specific values to aid in the production of sound (assigning programs to tracks and setting the pan and master volume of the tracks).
In the previous essay a simple example of a complete musical expression was given.
This essay provides analysis of a real piece of music. As in all musics of this theory, the attributes of the space in which the composition will unfold (or at least in which the initial process executes) must be defined.
This process is coded in the language as follows: Lastly, this process (as well as the melody process) is called by another process, begin.
As with outerwrap, shifts are made in time, pitch, and voice.
For example, instead of saying “The chorus of ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit” sounds angrier than the verses,’ you might argue that, “The added distortion in the guitar, increase in volume, and additional strain on Kurt Cobain’s voice give the chorus of ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ an angrier or more critical tone than the verses.” On occasion, or in some assignments, you may feel overwhelmed by the amount of technical vocabulary used to describe even the simplest musical gestures.
Over the past thousand years, the study of music (particularly Western classical music) has acquired a host of specialized terms from Latin, Italian, German, and French, many of which remain untranslated in common usage. If you have questions about these terms, ask your instructor or consult a reliable music dictionary.