Quick Win #25

Use PC to Bridge into other Registers

Here's a quick summary of the main takeaways from this Quick Win!

  • PC helps you move into other registers so that you can use the 'cash registers' of the instruments without changing harmony
  • PC increases the energy of your composition as it brings in more movement
  • you can use leading tones (LTs) in between the PC-structures as separators so that you won't hear the repeated tones any more


The choices in orchestration go hand in hand with the 'cash registers' of the individual instruments. For that reason, you want to move fluently into different registers from time to time and color the parts in your composition differently. Make it interesting!