Tag archives for pitch

What is a Melody?

September 9th, 2013 by

Melody on Music Staff

A song’s melody is perhaps the most important element of the song.  Writing a good melody should not be difficult. However the songwriter must understand certain principles associated with writing a good melody.

The bedrock of music belongs to the melody.  This is one of the most important aspects that make a great song.  It is what makes a song memorable. (more…)

Three Important Ingredients To Make Music Tone, Harmony, Rhythm

June 1st, 2013 by

Make Music - Tone, Harmony, Rhythm
There is a universal love for music built into the soul of mankind.  From the very day we are born to the day we die, music surrounds our lives.  Music is a universal language that affects the way we act or feel.  As a music composer, it is important to understand the fundamental elements that make music.  To get understanding, there are three key elements that make music what it is.  These elements include: (more…)

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  • Songwriter Tip:

    Every lyricist should try to write a melody, many lyricists may have an idea of a tune in their mind but cannot express it in audible terms or write it onto manuscript. It is, therefore, advisable to try to sing, whistle or hum the basic tune onto tape so as not to forget the melody. It does not matter what the song sounds like at this early stage, as the tape/cassette recorder is only a notebook for ideas.