Today I take a look at the way the Chrono Trigger soundtrack uses “nonfunctional chord progressions”. Thanks to my lovely wife for making the intro art! PATREON: TWITTER:
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When most people hear the words ‘Music Theory’, they probably want to run into the bushes and never look back. But theory doesn’t have to be like that! It’s actually pretty simple to learn, and a lot of fun once you begin to see how much it improves your musical ability. Rhythm is one of those elements that a lot of musicians take for granted. You might get caught up in thinking about all the notes, sharps/flats and other stuff and forget about how crappy it would all sound without rhythmic variation to make things interesting. Luckily with some dedication [More]
SUPPORT ME: Patreon: FOLLOW ME: Instagram: Twitter: ***GEAR*** GUITAR: Martin D-42 MICS: Voice: Rode NTG4 – SOUND RME Fireface UCX – Zoom H4N PRO – Ableton live – CAMERA: Sony a7R III – __________________________________________________________ In this series we’re exploring how you can make chords on the guitar yourselves. From a complete beginner, to a player who can freely make, alter, break down and analyze chords. I’ll take you through the steps you need to learn to master these techniques and make them your own. This will greatly benefit your playing and [More]
Harmonizing a melody with chords, inversions and cadences. ● Learn music online with Music Matters ➣ ● About this Course: The Music Matters Advanced Theory course is for musicians who want to take their music theory knowledge to the highest level. Presented to you by ABRSM Examiner Gareth Green, this course features detailed explanations and written examples on each topic. and most importantly, we connect all the theory with sound, so you know exactly how each topic comes across in real music. Suitable for candidates preparing for ABRSM grade 6, grade 7 and grade 8 music theory exams. Sign [More]
TOPICS 0:00 – Voice leading 0:55 – The Melodic Line (Rhythm, Harmony, Contour, Leaps, Tendency Tones) 10:08 – Analyzing a Melodic Line 20:19 – SATB Notation 22:00 – Voicing (Range, Voice Crossing, Spacing, Open vs. Close) 29:43 – Examples of voicing specific chords Free online guitar lessons for beginners, intermediate, and advanced players. Located in Crystal Lake, Jake Lizzio provides free jam tracks and video lessons for guitar players, as well as music theory videos and other music education content.
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TOPICS: 0:00 – The power of the V-I progression & tonicization 2:25 – Primary vs. secondary dominants 3:53 – Altered chords 4:20 – Spelling secondary dominant chords 7:23 – All possible secondary dominants in a major and minor key 17:59 – Analyzing secondary dominant chords 21:03 – Harmonic progression and secondary dominants 25:24 – Chaining secondary dominants 27:26 – Deceptive resolutions using secondary dominants 30:08 – Voice-leading secondary dominants 33:17 – Realizing figured bass that includes secondary dominants