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 RULES FOR ORIGINAL MUSIC COMPOSITION


• Create an original music composition based on "Nati Hangarau: Technology - Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow"

• Original music compositions MUST include lyrics.

• The lyrics and music must be the students own ORIGINAL creation and must be performed by students attending NPEC Schools.

• Original music compositions must be created or recorded using a computer programme (e.g. Garage Band/Pro Tools)

 

• Real instruments may be connected to the computer.

• Please attach typed or clearly written lyrics and some information about the song.

• Please supply one copy of all your schools music entries on CD Rom format.

• Please supply songs on MP3 format only - if you need to convert into MP3 format there are many freeware programmes downloadable from the net –Try http://www.zamzar.com/ it seems to do the trick). Other formats ie. WMA WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.




What is an original music composition?
 

An original song in which the lyrics and music must be the students own ORIGINAL creation and must be performed by students attending NPEC Schools.

How to make an original music composition?

•Brain storm lyric ideas about the kaupapa

•Compose a melody/ tune to accompany the words of your song.
•Record your song using a computer programme eg. Garage Band etc.

Helpful Links

www.bbc.co.uk/blast/music/

www.ultimatesongwriting.com/songwriting-tips.html

www.playitstrange.co.nz

www.smokefreerockquest.co.nz

www.radiongatiporou.co.nz