Decorate the Melody

with Rhythms, Grace Notes

trills & turns


This is an excerpt  from “Hammer Hands”

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The arrangements below show the “evolution” of a tune from first, the basic melody, then adding just one harmony note based on the chord assigned to that note, then adding a full arpeggio, based on the chord. For more arrangements like this one, Email Peggy at