Songwriter Theory: Learn Songwriting And Write Meaningful Lyrics and Songs
Episode 26

Music Arrangement Theory

Joseph Vadala published on



Music arrangement theory is so important, and yet it’s hardly discussed. Even when talking about songwriting or music theory, the theory of arrangement is something that is often left out.


This is odd because basically every song ever recorded had an arrangement. Do you hear more than one instrument? Ok, then the song was arranged.


I’m going to break down how I look at an arrangement. This will guide you to understand what parts you have already and what parts you need. It will also give some insight into the purpose or job of each part. It’s my music arrangement theory.

Body, Main, Leads, Filler, Atmospheres

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