5 Most Important Qualities of Good Song Melodies

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3 Short Exercises to Help Create Song Melodies

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Singable Melodies Are More Important Than Complex Ones

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Writing Song Melodies by Moving Pentatonic Scales Around

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What Are You Recalling When You Remember a Song?

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One Quick Way to Diagnose a Song Melody That Needs Help

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