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Will My Poems Work as Songs?

Poetry offers a great starting place for developing lyric ideas, but poetry and songs don’t always flow the same way — here’s how to tell if it’s working.

Notes on the Birth of a Melody

From Soundfly Student Eva Grill, a beautiful reflection on where inspiration for melodic ideas comes from, and where it takes her when she follows it.

How to Make Chords from Scales

Learning to read or write music? Here’s a quick guide to making chords within the various scales and modes you might encounter in music theory.