Learn music theory and how to compose a melody part 2. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) combines harmonizing and composing a melody in a minor key into one lesson. First, Alfie takes a melody and creates a chord accompaniment for it beginning with a discussion about which chords to use and why. Then, Alfie explains how to identify the time signature, the chords, and the type of chords before adding appropriate passing and neighboring tones to create a random melody. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory lessons as a reference guide or an all encompassing music education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
Writing a Melody and Chords in a Minor Key