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SoCS -- I feel pretty

I saw the word “pretty” and I thought immediately of the song from West Side Story.  I love that musical because it has so many great songs. 347 more words

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Composition & Improvisation: A Case Study: Part 4 of 24: Form & Harmony

The deep understanding of Form and Harmony… specifically which chords establish the key and tonality, which chords create tension, and where each chord belongs in the overall context of the piece… cannot be overstated. 353 more words

Composition

Chord Progressions: i-V7-i Theory & Ear Training

Study the i-V7-i Chord Progression (the minor counterpart of the major I-V-I) and you will understand the harmonic tension and release formula that makes an incredible amount of music tick… 333 more words

Aural Comprehension

Chord Progressions: I-V7-I Theory & Ear Training

Study the I-V7-I Chord Progression and you will understand the harmonic tension and release formula that makes an incredible amount of music tick… 333 more words

Aural Comprehension

Scales: A Video Tour of the Natural Minor Scale in 12 Keys

This video lesson explores the Natural Minor Scale in four ways: 1) the visio-spatial layout of the keyboard, 2) the letter names of the notes, 3) the sound names (Solfege) of the notes, and 4) ear training by singing out loud.

Aural Comprehension

Scales: A Video Tour of the Major Scale in 12 Keys

This video lesson explores the Major Scale in four ways: 1) the visio-spatial layout of the keyboard, 2) the letter names of the notes, 3) the sound names (Solfege) of the notes, and 4) ear training by singing out loud.

Aural Comprehension

Scales: C Japanese Scale

Compare the Japanese Scale to the C Middle Eastern Scale. Notice the dramatic effect of removing two notes: E (Mi) and B (Ti… 133 more words

Aural Comprehension