Disconnect. Power down your computer–or if you absolutely need the thing for some reason related to your practice and studies, sever it from the internet by disabling wireless. 2. Banish Television. According to Nielsen, the average American watches thirty-four hours of television per week. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. One more tip: music is a long-term game, so be kind to yourself. Think tortoise, not hare. Thank you for reading. Click to share this post: Worship Together: New Worship Songs Music and Resources. Songbook - Harvard Celtic Society. 5,000 Free Loops – Drums, Guitar , Orchestra, Heavy Metal, & More - Hip Hop Makers. Online Music Notation Software.
Here’s an old trick to get you going. What a good song offers is structure, repetition, form and balance. Try this exercise: A) Take some song you like — any song at all from any era, any style — just so long as it is familiar to you. B) Write a new lyric to that song. C) Take that new lyric and write completely new music to it. D) Edit. (Or you could do A-C-B-D — write the new music to the “scaffold” song and then write a new lyric.)
What remains is a new song with only a hint of the “ghost” song that acted as a scaffold for the process. Listmaking Out of ideas? A list could become a song (remember “My Favorite Things” or Tom T Hall’s “I Love...”) or could be a starting pad for an essay song, enumerating facts or feelings. Focused Imaging Similar to listmaking, but more purposeful, is putting your imagination to work in creating a scene, place or mood. Imagine a perfect day in your childhood – or the day your childhood sweetheart left you. Blackbird by Beatles. METRONOME ONLINE - free!