Six month, home study course with 62 page PDF workbook in tab and notation
with over six hours of "Work/Play Along" MP3 audio
Analyze complex harmonic progressions & songs in major & minor keys. Study the harmonic devices of professional writers, pivot chords & modal interchange. Discover diminished, whole tone & melodic minor scales creating an outside sound. Practice tracks, 109 exercises, 5 work sheets, 7 songs.
Prerequisite: Guitar Theory and Technique Course #1, 2 & 3 or equivalent experience
LESSON 1 SECONDARY DOMINANTS Dissonance to consonance, tonal centers, deceptive & resolving cadences, labeling dominants, 2-5-1 progressions & pivot chords. Analyze & transpose songs & harmonic progressions. LESSON 2 SECONDARY DOMINANTS IN MINOR KEYS Diagram minor chord progressions, parallel major & minor, modal interchange, IV of IV, diatonic substitutions, modulating to relative minor or major & song analysis. LESSON 3 DIMINISHED SCALES Diminished & dominant, diminished scales, 3rds, triads & quadrants within the scale, scales around the cycle of 4ths & diminished sequences. LESSON 4 WHOLE TONE SCALES "Outside" sounds over static dominants, sequences within whole tones, augmented triad arpeggios, augmented triads, triads around the cycle & whole tone symmetrics. LESSON 5 MELODIC MINOR SCALES Three unique soloing situations.Dominant melodic minor in 5 scale positions resolving shapes in 5 octaves. Connecting positions & sequencing. LESSON 6 MELODIC MINOR SCALES,cont. Create solos with altered dominant sounds & funky practice tracks. Minor chord and static dominant chords.Learn "Xlento" & "CantaloupeIsland,” a funky Herbie Hancock tune.
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