How to Write a Great Melody: Development & Variation

In every melody, there's another melody hiding, just waiting to be found and freed! So, today on the Hack Music Theory show, you'll learn Ray's songwriting hack for developing and varying melodies. Whether you're writing a vocal melody or a bass line, this hack will ensure it fulfills its potential. But first... tea!

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Ray Harmony - Victoria BC, Canada
Musician | Songwriter | Producer | Teacher