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Music by Me, Book Three

A Composition Workbook

By Kevin Olson

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Piano - Early Intermediate
A Composition Workbook. Instruction. FJH - Music by Me. Instructional, General Theory, Composition and Method. Instructional book. With musical examples, standard notation and instructional text. 31 pages. The FJH Music Company Inc #FJH1488. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FJH1488).

Item Number: FJ.FJH1488

ISBN 9781569393994. 9x12 inches.

This third book continues the discovery of the tools used in composition. New concepts covered include: new rhythms (upbeats and downbeats), melody sequencing, harmonizing, theme and variations, and modern scales.

About Music by Me

Music by Me is an exciting new series that introduces students to the joy of composing their own music. Designed for pianists from the elementary through intermediate levels, it can be used in both individual and group settings. Self-expression through original composition is a rewarding path that combines young, natural creativity with practical music /Each book contains seven units that teach valuable concepts for writing original music. The fundamentals of rhythm, melody, and harmony are addressed at each level as well as units on musical form, compositional theory, and modern /Enjoy watching the creative spark ignite and listen to the enthusiasm as your student exclaims that here, in this book, is "Music by Me!"/p

  • Unit 1 - Rhythm: Upbeats and Downbeats 
  • Wild, Wild Western Rhythms 
  • Desert Shadow Improv 
  • Opus One 
  • Unit 2 - Melody: Sequencing 
  • Spread the News 
  • Gossip A Lot Improv 
  • Opus 2 
  • Unit 3 - Harmony: Putting Chords With a Melody 
  • Music Match 
  • Old Smoky's Improv 
  • Opus 3 
  • Unit 4 - Special Tool: Playing With Melody 
  • Haydn's Surprise Party 
  • vorpmI sdrawkcaB 
  • Opus Four 
  • Unit 5 - Musical Form: Theme and Variations 
  • Spicy Beethoven! 
  • Little Lamb Improv 
  • Opus Five 
  • Unit 6 - Modern Music: Modern Scales 
  • Wandering Through the Forest 
  • Space Explorer Improv 
  • Opus Six 
  • Unit 7 - Review Activity 
  • Composition Word Scramble 
  • Opus Seven 
  • Composer's Sketchbook 
  • Certificate of Originality 
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