colored-patterns-for-24-melodic-figures

The 24 Universal Melodic Figures

If you’ve ever sensed that certain melodic patterns recur from song to song, your hunch was right! Every song you know is made from just 24 melodic building blocks.

What is a Melodic Figure?

Composers rarely think about melodic figures, and that’s a shame because they offer so many ways to unlock your melodic potential.