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Melody

Melody combines sound and rhythm to form something that grabs our attention. It can be defined simply as a group of pitches played one at a time to a specific rhythm. Follow the links for more information on details related to melody.

Introduction:
Creating a melody by combining pitches and rhythms
Tonality and scales

Basic intervals:
Melodic intervals of step, skip, and leap
Melodic intervals of half steps and whole steps
Numeric melodic intervals

How to determine the notes in scales:
Major scales
The natural minor scale
The melodic minor scale
The harmonic minor scale

Key signatures:
Major key signatures
Minor key signatures

Numeric melodic intervals:
Intervallic quality
How to determine melodic interval quality

 

 

 

 

 

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