Writing catchy and interesting melody is one of the most important parts of creating music. It is truly the one aspect of creation that allows your musical character to shine through. It’s not always easy to craft that perfect melody. In this tutorial course, Echo Sound Works will show you 5 personal tips and tricks that he uses to help create interesting melody. This course doesn’t require a lot of music theory knowledge, it’s presented in a way that even an absolute beginner would understand. The course is just over an hour long and by the end of it, you will be creating better melodies.
PART 1 – Introduction – This video will layout the content of the course.
PART 2 – Defining Melody – Learn how to define something like melody to better understand how to create it.
PART 3 – Melodies With Purpose – In this video, learn 3 guidelines that will help you write melody with purpose. This is a great video if you struggle figuring out where to start when trying to write a melody.
PART 4 – Voice Leading – Learn how to properly voice lead when creating melodies.
PART 5 – Themes and Motifs – This video covers 3 elements that you can use in any melody to create a unique theme or motif.
PART 6 – Chord Progression and Melody – The final video in this course will cover how to change the sound of your melody by changing your chord progressions.