How To Write Music

A Step-By-Step Guide To Writing Your First Piece Of Music

Your 10 page crash course in how to write music. Composer Guy Michelmore gets you up and running with key techniques to help you write pop songs to hip-hop tracks, film scores to string quartets.
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The How To Write Music guide will lead you step-by-step through the process of writing a piece of music.
It’s the foundation of everything that is to follow – so whether you want to go on to write songs, film scores, dance music, whatever – it all starts here.

Learning to have an idea, developing the essential musical elements, adding an interesting texture and using structural techniques to build your very own piece of music.
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Writing Interesting Melodies
No music theory needed! Tips and tricks to either start writing your own melodies, or ideas for writing better melodies.
Simple Cheats for Great Chord Sequences
What does James Blunt's You're Beautiful and Adele's Someone Like You have in common? Learn popular chord sequences and how to develop them.
And Much, Much More!
Cover rhythm, structures and general music tips from a working film composer.
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