Harmonic Analysis for Scale and Chord Selection

Harmonic Analysis is the process used to determine the harmonic function of chords.

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.

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Published: Sep 16, 2019 Updated: Sep 16, 2019

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

Harmonic Analysis (HA) is the process used to determine the harmonic function of chords within a chord progression, sequence, composition or song.

Harmonic Analysis - Basic Concepts

Harmonic Analysis is the process of determining the root movement of chords within a chord progression, the chord types that are used as well as identifying tonal centers.

Harmonic Analysis - The Six harmonic Principles

Harmonic Analysis is the process of determining the root movement of chords within a chord progression, the chord types that are used as well as identifying tonal centers.

Harmonic Analysis - Full Diatonic

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Harmonic Analysis - Partial Diatonic

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Harmonic Analysis - Internal Modulation

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Harmonic Analysis - Unresolved

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Harmonic Analysis - Chromatic

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Harmonic Analysis - Cycles

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Harmonic Analysis - Scale Selection

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Harmonic Analysis - Chord Substitution Principles

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

Harmonic Analysis - Common Chord Progressions

Harmonic Analysis is the process of determining the root movement of chords within a chord progression, the chord types that are used as well as identifying tonal centers.

Harmonic Analysis - Common Harmonic Sequences

Harmonic Analysis is the process of determining the root movement of chords within a chord progression, the chord types that are used as well as identifying tonal centers.

Harmonic Analysis - Major and Minor Harmonized Chord Charts

Major and Minor Harmonized Chord Charts used for while doing a Harmonic Analysis.

Harmonic Analysis - Modes Harmonized Chord Charts

Modes Harmonized Chord Charts used for while doing a Harmonic Analysis.

Harmonic Analysis - Worksheet and Examples

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Harmonic Analysis - Conclusion

HARMONIC ANALYSIS for Scale Selection and Chord Substitution explored the six harmonic principles for analyzing chord progressions and songs using tradition tonic-dominant harmony and the scale modes.

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