- 1 How do you write a good chorus?
- 2 Can chorus be longer than verse?
- 3 How can I make a song longer?
- 4 How long should my chorus be?
- 5 What makes a chorus catchy?
- 6 What is an example of a chorus?
- 7 How many bars is a hook?
- 8 Can a verse be 12 bars?
- 9 How many bars should a chorus be?
- 10 How do you shorten a song track?
How do you write a good chorus?
9 Secrets to Writing a Great Chorus
- Use your hook at the beginning AND end of the chorus.
- Place a solid I (one) chord at the beginning.
- Write big sweeping melodies (wide intervals, long tones) or short rhythms.
- Change the feel.
- Keep the chorus’s melody in a different range to differentiate it even more.
- Get vague.
Can chorus be longer than verse?
Typically a song’s Verses are the same length as its Choruses. While all the Choruses are usually the same length, one common trick is to make the second Verse (and third Verse, if there is one) to half the length of the first to keep the song moving forward.
How can I make a song longer?
Here are some ideas:
- Add a bridge. Most of the time, a bridge will be 8 bars, and can gain you an average of an extra 20 to 30 seconds of music.
- Repeat the song intro before the final choruses.
- Add an instrumental solo.
- Insert a pause.
- Insert a key change.
- Try an a cappella or quiet version of a chorus.
How long should my chorus be?
The length of a chorus can be highly determined by the tempo of the song, however, as a rule of thumb, the length of the chorus should be the same as the verse, which is typically 16 bars, and if we measure the length in time, choruses usually last about 20 – 24 seconds.
What makes a chorus catchy?
A big way in which you can achieve creating a catchy chorus will be to make it sound different from the other parts of your song, like the verses and the bridge. Musically, you can do that with both your melody and with the chords you’re playing underneath the melody.
What is an example of a chorus?
The definition of a chorus is a group of singers or a refrain in a song. An example of a chorus is a church choir. An example of a chorus is the part of a song that repeats several times. A group of dancers and singers performing together in a modern musical show, opera, etc.
How many bars is a hook?
Hook: The hook aka the chorus is typically the busiest part of the song. This is where most of the instruments are presented which creates a high point in the song and often times carries some type of melody. The hook is typically 8 bars in length and is usually repeated 3-4 times throughout the duration of the song.
Can a verse be 12 bars?
It’s possible, but not likely. For example, if I’m making a rap beat that is around 60-65 BPM, then I’m probably not going to have 16 bar verses…at least not 3 of them. I would probably do 3 12-bar verses or 2 16-bar (or longer) verses.
How many bars should a chorus be?
It’s the repetition of the musical and lyrical ideas in the chorus that help to make the song memorable. Choruses are typically 8 bars long, although again this is a general guideline.
How do you shorten a song track?
A detailed guide on how to trim a song
- Open mp3cut.net in your browser.
- Next step is to open the file you want to cut a section from.
- Now that you’ve opened the song, you need to select the interval you want to cut by moving the blue sliders.
- You can make the track fade-in from silence and gradually become louder.