The extended key
The harmonic progressions built using chords of the natural minor scale have a great charm and allow to obtain very effective harmonic results.
The fascination of this scale is the lack of the leading tone.
Moreover the sequence of chords of this type allows to obtain a very strong sense of ambiguity which has in fact been used by thousands of composers in the past and present.
Today we will see how to learn and build the harmonic structure of a piece using the chords of the natural minor scale.
As you will see, it is not easy to understand the logic of working in this harmonic scope.
Do not worry!
Together, step by step we will see a little trick that allows us to apply all the knowledge we have acquired up to now including the natural minor scale.
This trick consists in the introduction of the extended key.
It is thanks to the extended key that we will be able to build music pieces with vague and fascinating harmonies. This will be done using the chords of the natural minor scale with logic and coherence.
Have a good lesson!
Learning material of this lesson
|5 videos||29 mins|
|1. How we can find the harmonic progressions using the natural minor scale.||4m 08s|
|2. What is the extended key||7m 43s|
|3. The harmonic groups of the extended key: the tonic and dominant group||8m 42sec|
|4. The harmonic groups of the extended key: the subdominant group||4m 32s|
|5. Some considerations about the extended key||3m 26s|
|+ 1 pdf files|
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