I started a new project this week. I intend to teach myself how to improvise using 150 Genevan Psalm tunes. The first step is to play note against note in two parts two versions of each psalm - melody in soprano and melody in the bass.
Yesterday I practiced Psalms 1-10 and today Psalms 11-20.
Here are some videos I made with Psalm 1, Psalm 2, Psalm 12 and Psalm 13.
If you want to learn how to do it in two parts (not only note against note), my Organ Hymn Improvisation Level 1 will teach you the rules with any kind of melody - hymn tune, choral, chant, song or even a national anthem of your country.
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