Melody is a very special component of music. So special it is, that many confuse melody with the music itself. How often have we heard things like “I like this music because of its melody” or “This melody is so beautiful, therefore I like this music”? But, although we use the word melody in our daily lives constantly, do you know what melody is?
The “dictionary” definition of melody is something like “successive notes with complete meaning”. Sounds fine, but a deeper question needs to be made: how can notes, i.e., sound, one after another, create meaning?
That’s what we are discussing in this video.