Composition

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When you have finished each assignment, make sure to upload it to your google drive account and share it with Andrew.

Assignment 1: 4 Chord Song

Over the last 50 years, hundreds of popular songs have been written with the same chord progression.  Now it's your turn.

Write a melody on the treble clef staff.  You can make it as simple or complicated as you want, but you should be able to play it on your instrument.

The best sounding notes with these chords are C, D, E, G, and A, but you can use any notes you want.

Assignment 2: Set up a file.

Open Finale Notepad

If the Document Setup Wizard doesn't appear right away click File>New...

Make the title Assignment 2

For composer, put your name.

Click Next

Click on any instrument you want.  Write an eight-measure melody.

 

document 4 Chord Song Assignment   --  Open this file with Finale Notepad. Write a melody on the treble clef staff. You can make it as complicated as you want, but you should be able to play it on your instrument.
PDF [Printable] 4 Chord Song Assignment   --  If you can't get Finale Notepad to work and need to finish this assignment, you can print out this PDF and turn it in.