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Improve your composition, arranging, and writing with this collection of Soundfly articles full of tips and resources on music composition. For more help, check out Soundfly’s course, Introduction to the Composer’s Craft.

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.

The Amen Break of Snobbery

Which obscure piece from the classical music canon has become so engrained and intertwined with cinematic snobbery that we’d all recognize it within seconds?

When Truman Touches the Wall

We break down the small yet significant harmonic effect that makes the climactic scene in The Truman Show break down all of our emotional barriers.