4 Characteristics of Beautiful Song Melodies

It takes more than a beautiful singer to make melodies beautiful. It’s all in how they’re constructed, and it’s not accidental. ____________ Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle, and discover the 11 principles of songwriting that the pros have been using for decades. NOTE: Buying the 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle gets you a FREE GIFT. To […]

Beautifying Melodies With a Few Well-Placed Leaps

Three quick ideas for making a melody beautiful and memorable. _______________ Get the songwriting ebook package that thousands of songwriters are now using to take their music to its highest level of excellence. “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle comes with a 7th free eBook, “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro“. Read […]

The Power of the Melodic Leap

An upward leap makes a melody exciting and memorable. _______________ Great melodies make good use of stepwise motion, which means that the tune moves from one note to the one next to it (a C moving to a D, for example), mixed in with occasional leaps. The melodic leap, particularly the upward-moving one, has a […]

Songwriting Tips and Tricks: Contouring a Melody

If your song melodies sound like random, aimless wanderings, here are some ideas for curing your problems. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ Take a look at any successful song melody from any era, and you’ll see almost universally that it has the following characteristics: A general sense […]