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Harmonic Analysis for Scale and Chord Selection
Published: 2014-02-26 18:41:29

Harmonic Analysis is the process used to determine the harmonic function of chords within a chord progression or song. A chord progression is defined as a sequence of chords, each chord has a root and is a particular chord type. The relationship of a chord's to a scale determines its function within that scale's tonality.

This series of lessons are extracted from my book for use with individual private and on-line students-members.

17 Lessons in the “Harmonic Analysis for Scale and Chord Selection” Series

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MLRMAe-1
Harmonic Analysis - Introduction

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Harmonic Analysis - Basic Concepts

MLRMAe-3
Harmonic Analysis - The Six harmonic Principles

MLRMAe-4
Harmonic Analysis - Full Diatonic

A Full Diatonic chord is defined as a chord that has its root and species (chord type) in its harmonized chord chart.

MLRMAe-5
Harmonic Analysis - Partial Diatonic

A Partial Diatonic chord is defined as a chord that has its root in the harmonized chord chart but its species is NOT in harmoni

MLRMAe-6
Harmonic Analysis - Internal Modulation

An Internal Modulation is when a change of tonal center has occurred.

MLRMAe-7
Harmonic Analysis - Unresolved

The Unresolved harmonic principle is when a chord is in the harmonized chord chart but does not resolve to its I chord.

MLRMAe-8
Harmonic Analysis - Chromatic

Chords ascending or descending by Chromatic half steps between roots.

MLRMAe-9
Harmonic Analysis - Cycles

A Cycle is when there is an equal distance between roots (at least 3 chords) and the same species for each chord, ascending or d

MLRMAe-10
Harmonic Analysis - Scale Selection

MLRMAe-11
Harmonic Analysis - Chord Substitution Principles

A substitution is when a chord replaces or is used in addition to an existing chord.

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Harmonic Analysis - Common Chord Progressions

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Harmonic Analysis - Common Harmonic Sequences

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Harmonic Analysis - Major and Minor Harmonized Chord Charts

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Harmonic Analysis - Modes Harmonized Chord Charts

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Harmonic Analysis - Worksheet and Examples

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Harmonic Analysis - Conclusion

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