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Cello Lessons: Write a Tune in F Major

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[MUSIC]
With each new composition that we try,
I wanna have a different focus.
And over time, you can mix and
match a lot of these ideas.
For F major,
I want us to try a composition
that only uses the C string and
the G string.
It's gonna hang out on
the bottom of the instrument and
let's say that it should
be rhythmic in nature.
We've improvised a lot melodically and
lullaby is a really nice slow melody.
But let's make something rhythmic and
kind of raw down at the bottom
of the instrument using F major.
Let me try and come up with some
riffs that'll sound good.
[MUSIC]
There's a lot
of cool possibilities
down in this part of
the instrument.
And take you know maybe 10,
15, 20 minutes.
And find some riffs that you like.
In composition, it's really
just really slow improvisation.
Keep trying things until you feel like
you've got something that's worth
repeating, that's worth playing again.
And that will be a good composition.
[MUSIC]