Improv Game of the Day: Melody Boot Camp

G.-B. Duchanne de Boulogne, Synoptic plate 4 f...

1+ players. One player on melody; other players, if present, accompany.

How do you make a melody?

What are the characteristics of a good melody?

There’s only one way to find out: try some. Invent one, some, or many melodies in the following styles:

•Sad

•Happy

•Playful

•Soulful

•Militaristic

•Dreamy

•Tortured

•Energetic

•Foreboding

•Prim and proper

•Sexy

•Loving

•Hateful

•Angry

•Tender

•Triumphant

•Sneaky

•Frightened

•Crazy

•Spirited

•Confused

•Anxious

•Astonished

•Curious

•Yearning

•Frustrated

•Cynical

•Eager

•Commanding

•Heroic

•Amused

•Foolish

•Drunken

 

 

Make up more styles of your own!