What you can do with a tune? How can you – as we say – develop melodies so you can write longer pieces without just stringing together lots of unrelated ideas? In this first video, we’ll cover simple and widely used techniques to keep your tune interesting.
Featuring interviews with Carly Paradis, Cassie Kinoshi, Ed O’Brien, Lowkey and Yazz Ahmed.
1. Change dynamics / volume
2. Change speed
3. Change register
4. Change the instrument
5. Change the voice
8. Change the accompaniment pattern
9. Vary your accompaniment
10. Change mode
11. Modulation / changing key
12. Change the emotional tone altogether
13. Have no accompaniment
Watch part 2 of the 28 things to do with a tune here.