Writing a Verse That Prepares the Audience for the Chorus

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Improve a Song By Adding a Good Bridge Section

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Making an Energy Chart For Your Song

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How Vocal Range Intensifies Musical Emotion

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Creating Musical Energy by Manipulating the Tonic Chord

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How Upward and Downward Motion Creates Song Energy

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