What Is Melody?

With the assistance of over 40 contributors from the worlds of pop, rock, jazz and classical music, composer and presenter Richard Niles attempts to define exactly what a 'melody' is.

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20070810

With the assistance of over 40 contributors from the worlds of pop, rock, jazz and classical music, composer and presenter Richard Niles attempts to define exactly what a 'melody' is.

1/3. Yeah, What is It, Anyway?

Niles travels to New York and Los Angeles to discover what melody means.

20070817

With the assistance of over 40 contributors from the worlds of pop, rock, jazz and classical music, composer and presenter Richard Niles attempts to define exactly what a 'melody' is.

2/3. And How Do You Compose One?

Richard examines how melodies are composed with the help of hit songwriter Terry Britten, pop star Kid Creole and film composer Christopher Young.

20070824

With the assistance of over 40 contributors from the worlds of pop, rock, jazz and classical music, composer and presenter Richard Niles attempts to define exactly what a 'melody' is.

3/3. He examines how crucial performance is to a melody with the help of Marti Pellow, classical diva Natasha Marsh, Pete Waterman and Richard Carpenter.

01Yeah, What Is It, Anyway? *20070810

Niles travels to New York and Los Angeles to discover what melody means.

01Yeah, What Is It, Anyway? *20070810

Niles travels to New York and Los Angeles to discover what melody means.

02And How Do You Compose One? *20070817

Richard examines how melodies are composed with the help of hit songwriter Terry Britten, pop star Kid Creole and film composer Christopher Young

02And How Do You Compose One? *20070817

Richard examines how melodies are composed with the help of hit songwriter Terry Britten, pop star Kid Creole and film composer Christopher Young

03 LAST*20070824

He examines how crucial performance is to a melody with the help of Marti Pellow, classical diva Natasha Marsh, Pete Waterman and Richard Carpenter

03 LAST*20070824

He examines how crucial performance is to a melody with the help of Marti Pellow, classical diva Natasha Marsh, Pete Waterman and Richard Carpenter