Did you ever notice these bits from Snow White and Cinderella are the same?
And it's SO ACADEMIC! The green notes go up, the blue notes go down, til they blend into purple... put 'em together and what have you got? A "polyphonic melody," in the style of Bach.
Sam Zerin is a PhD student in musicology at New York University and a former lecturer in music theory at NYU, Brown University, and the Borough of Manhattan Community College. He also runs Social Media Music Theory (@SocialMediaMus1)