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What is the proper study of composition and arrangement?

Instead of a "course" in music composition, look for a good teacher. Composition is very individual and you will get the best experience if you have someone with with you one-on-one. Many ...
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What is the proper study of composition and arrangement?

You have given very little detail about what kind of music your write and what compositions you have completed. It makes it hard to give specific, useful advice. But, I suppose when someone says "...
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Prepared myself for symphonic writing, still very nervous

I'm sorry to say but I'm pretty sure you are not as ready to write a symphony as you might think you are. First off, regarding all this: Should I have a brass corale[sic]? How am I going to deal with ...
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Prepared myself for symphonic writing, still very nervous

A few other thoughts to add in here: You wrote: Should I have a brass chorale? How am I going to deal with the timbres of the instruments I use and avoid clashes unless I want to add drama(as if the ...
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How to compose a new song when inspired by existing song?

Often people want to "give the impression" of a certain work without actually using it, usually because of royalties. Like, say, you're portraying an athletic training montage; you might ...
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