#1
Dunno if this should go here so sorry.

Basically, i'm doing AS level music. I didn't do it for GCSE and even though i've been playing guitar for a fair amount of type I only really know the basics of theory.

Now i'm doing it for AS I have the worst imaginable teacher, who assumes I know everything already and now he's set a composition task, where I have to write a fanfare, and he implied we should do it for the instrument we play. So considering I have literally never composed anything in my life I am completely stuck Let alone the fact a fanfare on a classical guitar makes no sense to me.

Any suggestions?
#4
Quote by undecided1993
<snip> and he implied we should do it for the instrument we play. <snip>
Any suggestions?

Teacher probably considers that it will be an easier task for you when using a familiar instrument.
But I'd ignore it and write for brass, imo acoustic guitar is totally unsuitable for a convincing fanfare, although high gain electric guitar(s) may work well. If writing for brass make sure you research pitch and transposition constraints.
#5
Quote by R.Christie
Teacher probably considers that it will be an easier task for you when using a familiar instrument.
But I'd ignore it and write for brass, imo acoustic guitar is totally unsuitable for a convincing fanfare, although high gain electric guitar(s) may work well. If writing for brass make sure you research pitch and transposition constraints.

Thanks for the advice.