How do you write a catchy melody?

What is an example of a melody in music?

A famous example of a motif being used to form a melody is Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. At the beginning, the motif is played twice, and then the violins play the motif multiple times to form the basis of the melody used throughout the piece.

How do you write a melody over a chord?

How to write a Melody over Chords
  1. Strike a chord. In basic terms, a chord is made up of multiple notes, played simultaneously.
  2. Pass it on. Tension might not sound like something you want in a melody, but it’s often the key to success.
  3. New World Order. Watch the above video again.
  4. You hum it, I’ll play it.
  5. Roll the dice.