Tag: music theory

ALL ABOUT MUSIC

Building Blocks Of Music

WHAT MAKES A GREAT MELODY? A strong melody is essential to good music. It is the difference between bringing someone‚Äôs ear on a ride and driving right past it. Good melody is all about telling a story. It moves and unfolds, builds and releases. It plays against and with the chord structure of a song …

Musical Notes

Octave Subdivision One octave consists of 6 whole steps, one step consists of 2 half-steps, and one half-step consists of up to 100 cents. What that means is that, for example, D and D# are one half-step apart but between them there are up to 100 cents. Cents in music are typically used to express …