Tuesday, June 05, 2007

How To Create An Original Melody From Scratch

There are 2 ways to create an original melody. The first has to do with improvisation. Here you simply "come up" with material and either transfer it directly to sheet music or record it so it can be remembered later on.

The second way and the one I'm going to show you how to do is actually composing a melody from scratch. Some think this method (as opposed to free improvisation) is more difficult. Not if you use rhythmic patterns!

What are rhythmic patterns? They are simply note values, i.e. half notes, quarter notes, eight notes... etc.
Let me show you exactly what I mean...

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