Melody : how to write great tunes / Rikky Rooksby.
- ISBN: 0879308192 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9780879308193 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 216 p. : music ; 28 cm. + 1 compact disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Backbeat : 2004.
Compact disc includes audio tracks of all 90 music examples throughout the book.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- Insiders--the notes that belong -- Outsiders--the notes that stand out -- The rhythm thing -- One small step, one giant leap-intervals -- Different scales for different wails -- Lines and curves--the art of phrasing -- Colour and shape-shifting--'alien' notes and off-key tricks -- In perfect harmony -- Advanced techniques -- A gallery of melodies -- Voice, melody and the magic of pitch-points -- Glossary of melody and songwriting terms.
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