Write a Song

1. Print the staff paper.
2. Draw your clef at the beginning of the first staff.
3. Draw your time signature.
4. Pick a scale you can play well. Using notes from your scale, fill 8 measures with your notes. These eight measures will we will call “A”. Fill the next 4 measures with notes from your scale. These four measures we will call “B”. Next repeat what you used in the “A” section again. Remember to put a barline at the end of each measure. Remember to put your clef at the beginning of each staff you use. Put a double barline at the end of your song. Congratulations! Your song is in A B A Form.
5. Add a title.

Be ready to play it and bring it to your lesson. (25 points) Double points for  the “B” section to be in retrograde.

About miriamtroxler

Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio. After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
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