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Monday, 18 February 2013

Music theory: Descending melodic contour creates a depressed or resigned feel

I read today in "The Complete Idiot's Guide To Music Composition" that descending melodic contour "creates a depressed or resigned feel".

I noticed some examples in songs I listened to today:
The Cardigans - And Then You Kissed Me
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (Continued)

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