In October 2016, we ran the Festival of Making Music - a weekend of music-making workshops in Scotland aimed at exploring shared concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony using simple tunes as a basis for improvisation.
Following the success of the workshops (conducted by award-winning educator Professor Richard Michaels BEM), we have created a video series to allow everyone to benefit from his top tips on improvisation.
This session demonstrates how to improvise on a standard tune, using just one Pentatonic (i.e. 5 note) scale, over the chords of G, C and D7.
Download sheet music parts:
- Mhairi's Wedding - Bass Clef Parts
- Mhairi's Wedding - Bb Parts
- Mhairi's Wedding - C Parts
- Mhairi's Wedding - Eb Parts
Watch the video
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