Course Description

This Course will teach you how to compose beautiful, catchy and memorable melodies.


In this course, you will learn about the different attributes of a melody. You will learn about the pitch range of a melody. You will also learn about the contour of a melody. Furthermore, you will learn about musical phrases. Moreover, you will also learn about antecedent and consequent phrases. In addition to this, you will learn about other things.


This course is for:
  • People that want to learn how to compose melodies
  • People that want to learn how to make their melodies to be memorable and catchy

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

  • 2

    The attributes of a Melody

  • 3

    Different types of Melodic Intervals

    • Major, Minor and Perfect Intervals

    • Diminished and Augmented Intervals

    • Extended Intervals

    • Tritone

  • 4

    Ascending and Descending Melodic Intervals

    • Ascending and Descending Melodic Intervals

  • 5

    Melodic Motion

    • Conjuct Motion and Disjunct Motion

  • 6

    The role of Rhythm in Melody Composition

    • The role of Rhythm in Melody Composition

  • 7

    Motif

    • Motif

  • 8

    Different Melodic Structures

    • A Motif-Based Melody and a Melody that includes one or more Motifs

    • Arpeggio-Based Melody

    • Other types of Melodic Structures

    • Arpeggios can be played in different ways

  • 9

    The Power of Repetition

    • The Power of Repetition

  • 10

    More Tips about Melody Composition

    • More on Melodic Structures and other tips that can help you to compose a melody

  • 11

    How to transpose a Melody

    • How to transpose a Melody

  • 12

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion