Quick Win #3

​Authentic And Plagal Lines​

Here's a quick summary of the main takeaways from this Quick Win!

  • ​Authentic melodies happen in-between scale tone one and its octave position. Plagal melodies happen in-between scale tone five and its octave position.
  • ​The strongest rest points of a scale are scale tones one, followed by three and five.
  • ​Authentic lines sound more satisfying and 'stronger' to our ears.

​Advice

​You can use authentic and plagal lines to give more structure to your composition.