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Harmonic Analysis - Scale Selection

by Curt Sheller, Curt Sheller Publications

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords. It is the process used to analyze the harmonic structure of a progression, song or composition. This analysis is then used to make scale selections for improvisation and chord substitution. This lesson covers the vertical and horizontal scale selection.

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