INTRODUCTION.

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The main purpose of 'The Palette - Melody Composing Tool' program is help to create melodies. The basic features are:

User documentation consists of three Chapters. First Chapter 'Theory' describes the basics of harmony and composition theory. In this Chapter 'Motive', 'Phrase', 'Sentence', 'Period', 'Cadence', 'Methods of motive development' terms are defined. The existing chord types are represented, 'chord arrangement' is explained, voice-leading rules are specified, logic of functional motion is explained.

Second Chapter describes the User interface.

Third Chapter contains description of two examples of melody creation from the beginning to the end.

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