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How To Write A Song, Compose Your Own Music

Learning how to write a song does take patience, time and practice. But once you've got the hang of it, it's a fantastic feeling to see all your musical ideas on paper.


And the beauty of learning how to play the piano, and knowing how to read piano music (in fact, any sheet music), is that you will then have the knowledge and skill to be able to compose your own music!

So here are some basic steps to show you how to write music - whether this is for piano song notes, strumming the guitar, voice - or all three!

How To Write Music

First you need to decide how you will write your ideas down.

Personally, I think the best (and cheapest) way is to use manuscript paper and a pencil.

You can download and print free free staff paper here. You can then head to the park or a quiet place of your own and jot ideas down - whether this is lyrics for a song, an outline of some piano chords, or just the basic structure.

Then, in order to be able to actually write sheet music, you'll need to:

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