I’d like to share one of my favorite exercises for generating new music. This organic process allows you to draw from your own imagination. If you have never composed your own music before, this is a great way to start.
Repeat this process dozens of times and fill a notebook with melodies, fragments, and sketches.
Here are a few ways to begin shaping one of your melodies into a larger composition:
If you feel stuck, see my article “A Cure for Writer’s Block.”
Please share one of your intuitive melodies in the comments (you can upload an image or link to a recording).
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