Shorter Phrases in a Melody Builds Musical Intensity — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting

May 31, 2021

There’s a lot to a melody that listeners don’t really notice. Most of the time, audiences will be aware of the patterns and shapes formed by a melody going up and down, but beyond that, they’re only slightly aware of a melody’s other important attributes: the range (i.e., the distance between the highest notes and…

Shorter Phrases in a Melody Builds Musical Intensity — The Essential Secrets of Songwriting