Melody and Harmony

This website will look at two aspects of music in detail – Melody and Harmony. The third aspect of music, Rhythm, is touched on briefly in parts, but does not have a section dedicated to it on this site. Melody is concerned with the way single notes sound in succession. Harmony is concerned with the way groups of notes sound when played together. Melody can be … Read More


When we play more than one note simultaneously, we are creating a harmony.  On the guitar, we can play anything from two to a maximum of six notes simultaneously (a different note on each string).  If we play two notes of the same pitch but an octave apart, we create a stronger sound than just by playing a single note … Read More