Home | Compositions | Discography | Videos | Contact | Arrangements | Melodic writing | Biography
Written title - melody writing lessons

Various techniques are shown and described, and although it is certain the composers using these techniques did so intuitively, there is nothing wrong in using these techniques as basis for exercises. In the same way as footballers will practise various shots over and over again in training, when they are playing a match it looks intuitive.
(This series is being added to all the time.)

Lesson   #9     Diatonic scale notes with semitone below
Lesson   #8     Chromatic scales
Lesson   #7     Motifs repeated sequentially
Lesson   #6     Intervals
Lesson   #5     Repeated notes
Lesson   #4     Arpeggios
Lesson   #3     Scalic passages
Lesson   #2     An analysis of Offenbach's Can Can
Lesson   #1     Introduction