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If you've ever struggled to sight-sing perfectly, then this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity you won't want to miss...

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I help people access the "underlying gridwork" of music. I've developed a system that gets me these kinds of thank you notes:

...fantastic resource for musicians...

"Around 3 months ago, I stumbled upon Dainis' website when looking for resources on composition. I sent him an e-mail asking about his book "How to Write Your Songs Down", wondering about its content and If I stood to gain anything from it, being a student at Berklee College of Music. He replied telling me that I should indeed give it a go.

I used this book to supplement my studies at school, and after completing it, I have nothing but good things to say about it! Firstly, let me assure you that the content in this book is extremely well written and thought out, appealing to both beginners and experienced musicians. To some, I am sure that the exercises inside will appear incredibly simplistic, but do not be fooled by this! These exercises are both unique to this book, and I can say firsthand that they are quite effective.

A key component of this book is, obviously, writing your music down by hand. I cannot stress enough about how important writing music down by hand in some way is. Before reading this book I worked entirely in a computer for my notation, and only wrote by hand when it was absolutely necessary, but after applying this book to my musical actives, and doing some research on how the human brain acquires and processes information, I write everything down by hand before entering into the computer. The result is that I make far fewer mistakes in every composition and feel like I have a much greater control over everything that's on the page.

In conclusion, I would like to thank Dainis for his incredible caring and kindness for fellow musicians, and for writing such a fantastic book. I dearly hope that as time goes by, this gets the recognition it deserves as a fantastic resource for musicians who want a jump start when it comes to composition.

Akash Thakkar (Berklee College of Music Student, Boston, Massachusetts)"


"This is one of the most complete collections of practical songwriting resources and ideas, both for creative inspiration and for a myriad of professional musical skills. Easy to access and great fun to read, these books are a must for the serious songwriter. Dainis' insight into the artist's mind is exceptional!

-- Emily Sanders, Songwriter"

Student email

"Hi Dainis,

Fantastic! Thanks for sending some notes and the video recording. I will look into all the Solfeggio systems you talked about, and see how they work for me.

Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson, look forward to next week.


-- James in Australia"

The system helps people sight sing (read music right off the page), it helps them compose, and it helps them play single-note melodic instruments (like lead guitar), and you can then continue on and improve polyphonic playing...on any instrument.

I created the system out of my own dilemma as a "natural musician," and I needed to improve my musicianship skills quickly, cuz I was late in the game on the academic "trained musicians" scene. Turns out, that with my new "hands-o-music," I created a new "Guidonian Hand" of music, and that Guido de Arezzo, the monk who created the original "hand of music" about a thousand years ago, had his peers seething with anger, because with his simple, powerful, and easy to learn methods, his choir could learn music so much quicker and perform it more beautifully theirs.

Further research shows that my system as well as Guido's system find further roots in how the ancient Egyptians taught music.

So, I happened upon an ancient ancient secret, and if you like, I can teach it to you.

Get in touch now, if you are serious about taking your musicianship to the next level...

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Whether you are a world famous composer, a beginner looking to learn how to write your first notes, or a musician lookig to peer through to the underlying gridwork of music, so that you can acquire musicianship skills at an absolutely alarming "holy shit" rate, this website is here to accompany you on your journey. This site provides insights, products, opportunities, smiles, and advantages...I'm glad you're here!

Learn how to write your own songs down now!
To become a superior songwriter,
learn how to read and write!

Let me introduce myself: my name is Dainis W. Michel, I live in Vienna, Austria, with my loving wife, Liz, and I am currently writing my dissertation on the "teaching of music composition."

I also love songwriting, and recently posted a video on YouTube of a live performance of me playing a song called "Another Way." If you click on the "YouTube" title, you'll be taken to the YouTube page, where you can comment on the song.

Sight-singing for the 21st Century...If you've been confused or disappointed by other methods, click here!

The education section of the site currently provides the World's first free online music composition lesson! Wow! The lesson is pretty neat, it's designed mostly for beginning to intermediate songwriters and composers, yet even experienced composers and composition instructors stand to gain from clicking through the lesson (and maybe even doing the tasks!).

You can listen to an Audio Broadcast
of one of my special projects here:
Radio Orange: Vienna, Austria
The broadcast was on December 11, 2007,
and even though the web page is in German,
the interview was conducted in English.

If you are interested in having a free music composition lesson online, then click here: Your free music composition lesson. Even if you already know the secret revealed at the end of the lesson, it will reconfirm a rock-solid universal truth that serves as a foundation for every composer's development.

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