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#1169858 - 10/05/20 08:40 AM Re: Natural Melodies? [Re: John W. Selleck]  
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Piggybacking a bit off this thread. Real songs seem to be determined by a given form. A certain level of prose with chords and scales.
What would be natural would be what comes to you.
I have done that often not knowing what the influence is to put that to chords and scales. Look to see what to have better assessed with what is understood strictly by ear.
There are few that could be understood and connect without a reference point. It seems to be what those few did not know about form and playing.
How many here create without looking at form one way or another? I know that would be not conventional or best likely to find work.
Being a career musician looks like it requires a lot of conformity.


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https://www.soundclick.com/artist/default.cfm?bandID=1468037

Videos at youtube (Ads, editing film, and instrumental song docomenteries):
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#1170170 - Yesterday at 01:16 PM Re: Natural Melodies? [Re: John W. Selleck]  
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I am not really sure I understood your comment, but if you are asking "Do you plan stuff out or just write regardless" I do the latter.

When I write music, lyrics or just words in an article or story, I just start creating randomly and let it go where it wants. I usually wrote entire music tracks with dummy lyrics first then I'd go back and learn what it was about as I wrote it. Styles came out without rules, but in the end sounded similar often to known genres. Sometimes a mix, and when I was lucky it was really unique but still accessible.

If that wasn't what you wanted, then please clarify.


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