Augmented Sixth Chords, As Digested By A Jazz Musician. Tonal Harmony Tutorial

Today we're going to talk about this chord: Nowadays we see this chord as a subV/V, but in the Classical period this chord was treated using a very different perspective. Composers back then, saw this chord as an augmented sixth chord. Watch the entire lesson here Although these two points of view are very... Continue Reading →

How to Analyze Jazz Standards. The Berklee Method – mDecks Music

Let me show how to analyze the jazz standard Recorda-Me. You can find the final analysis, along with 1300+ other jazz standards fully analyzed in The Jazz Standards Progressions Book by mDecks Music I'll show you the process we go through when we create an analysis of a jazz standard. The harmonic progression in... Continue Reading →

How Did Beethoven Write Music? Symphony No.1 Theme A (Mapping Tonal Harmony Pro)

Let's look at the A theme in Beethoven's first symphony. We've already talked about his incredible opening, and how he used a secondary dominant in the subdominant region, breaking with all of the norms. Harmony of Beethoven. Beethoven’s Killer Opening in Symphony No.1 in C Major Tonal harmony & harmony functions The A theme... Continue Reading →

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