To be a creative person means having the ability to see possibilities in the things around you. Our level of creativity is determined by how many uses we can find for a single thing. When an idea pops into your head, the idea itself isn’t genius, but how many ways you can find to adapt that idea.
Musicians display this ability in the many ways they find to play instruments. A track is typically made up of drums, bass, keyboards, and a guitar. The genre of music will have a distinct style, however the unique element will be in how each part is brought together to create an original piece of music.
The Oxford English Dictionary contains entries for 171,476 words. Most people use around 5,000 words in their speech, and about twice that many in their writing. The average songwriter then, selects from a pool of up to 10,000 words. Combinations for how those 10,000 words are put together is endless. Once brought together with a backing track the potential for each song is increased and further developed by alternative arrangements and remixes.
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